Chris was born in Huddersfield and began to learn the cornet at the age of 12. After leaving school, Chris pursued an interesting and varied career in Army Music. On completion of his military service, he became a Secondary School Music Teacher, before eventually working as a Peripatetic Teacher of Brass. Chris is now happily retired, and as well as playing for Lofthouse Brass Band, is also a member of Vintage Brass.
Instrument: Getzen 800 Eterna B-flat Cornet/ Denis Wick no.3 mouthpiece
Occupation: Happily retired
Favourite food: Ribeye steak & chips
Favourite drink: Dandelion & Burdock (must be Ben Shaw’s though!)
Favourite non brass band: 10cc