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Hearing in the Bardo
1000 Faces Scotland
Chris is Scottish media composer based in Bristol.
Originally classically trained on the piano, Chris pursued further formal education and was awarded an Honours Degree in ‘Jazz, Popular and Commercial Music’ (BMus Hons) at Newcastle College followed by a Masters Degree in ‘Composition of Music for Film and Television’ from the University of Bristol.
Chris now produces music for media including documentaries, film, production music, corporate video, animation and advertising. He has worked with various companies and independent film makers including: Full Werks Music Group, The Squirky Music Library, Clear Wave Music, Mountview Academy of Arts, University of Bristol, Isaac McCardle, Will Bolton and Matthew Nesbeth. His ever expanding versatility in composition and production has also seen his sound design samples featured in 8dio’s ‘Free Angels‘ library and as his remix of Henry Saiz’s track ‘Love Mythology‘ reaching the world class producer/DJ’s personal Top 10.
At ‘Lever Dressage Music‘ Chris also composes bespoke music for all levels of dressage freestyles and international competitors.
In addition to music composition, Chris has worked in various corners of the music and entertainment industry. This includes over 2 years with Sony Computer Entertainment Europe working on numerous SingStar and DanceStar Party releases as well as being Musical Director for three touring theatre shows by PMA Productions. As a keyboardist and drummer, Chris currently performs with his function band, ‘Three Scots and a Barman‘.
Photo by Roger Lever
Dressage to music has increased in popularity massively over recent years, especially since the London 2012 Olympics. People are also finding new and interesting ways to relate music, pre-existing or specially composed, to their freestyles. Relating music to stuff is my speciality! For further information, please visit leverdressagemusic.com!
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