Chris combines a musical background and drama training and was Head of Performing Arts in a Derbyshire comprehensive school. He has been General Editor of Sing for Pleasure publications, works regularly with a number of highly regarded choirs, and is a much sought after choral trainer and 'fixer' for choral groups of many styles, from chamber ensembles to quartets and Barbershop choruses. Chris also trains new and experienced choral directors for Sing for Pleasure, the British Federation of Young Choirs, ABCD, and the British Association of Barbershop Singing. Chris produces warm-ups and workshops for choral competitions and is a highly regarded choral adjudicator. He is in great demand as a workshop leader and is renowned for the fun and energy he brings to courses.