Christopher studied performance, conducting and arranging at Trinity College of Music and graduated with a First Class BMus Honours Degree in 2009. In 2010 he received a scholarship to study for a post graduate diploma in performance at the Royal College of Music. During this time he won the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble Competition, was a Semi-finalist in the Royal Overseas League Competition and a finalist in the Essex Young Musician of the Year.
Since graduating, Christopher has worked as a freelance musician, performing on tuba and as a conductor and teacher. He has enjoyed a varied performing career, including working with the Royal Ballet, Southbank Sinfonia, Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra, Superbrass, LPO Brass Quintet, Black Dyke Band, Grimethorpe Band, and Hackney Colliery Band. He has also performed as a soloist for Malcolm Arnold’s 80th Birthday concert, at the London Jazz Festival, The Harare Music Festival, has toured Europe and China and participated in live performances on BBC Radios 2 and 3.
Christopher is also involved in music education, having worked with London Philharmonic Orchestra and the BBC in workshops, as well as music services in London and the surrounding counties. As a conductor Christopher has worked with Brass Bands, Ensembles and Orchestras in the London Area and he was appointed Musical Director of Regent Community Brass in 2014.