He can be found in an array of musical settings including Jazz (with his own Outside Sound ensemble, and with noted musicians such as John Swana, Behn Gillece, Doug Hirlinger, Matt Scarano, V. Shayne Frederick and others), Americana (Noggin Hill, Lady Bird), Experimental (Son Step, NotSoSilentCinema, Rhinoceri Trio) and World Music (Oscuro Quintet, Cunjunto Philadelphia, Ensemble Novo). As a composer, Chris has been recognized by the American Composers Forum, the McKnight Foundation and the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and has given workshops across the United States, Canada, Germany, and South Korea. Chris has performed in venues ranging from the Kimmel Center and Carnegie Hall to Philadelphia’s Boot and Saddle and Joe’s Pub in New York. He spends much of his time sharing his musical experiences through private lessons, classroom teaching, clinics, workshops and residencies. He currently resides in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia.