Chris is Interim Head of Music and Singing (Musical Theatre programme) at Mountview. He trained as a classical pianist and singer in Australia, as a musical theatre performer in Singapore, and has an MA from GSA. He is a pioneer in the integrated training of spoken voice and singing, having worked in this capacity at many drama schools throughout the UK. Theatre credits include: The Secret Garden, The Sound of Music (Broadway Production/Australian Tour), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Asian Tour), Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris (DBS Arts Centre) and King James Bible (Shakespeare’s Globe). As a pianist he recently played Verdi’s Requiem at the Palace of Culture in Warsaw, and Beethoven’s Fidelio at the Palace of Music, Barcelona. Chris has just finished his work as a casting director for Search for a Superstar for ITV.