Case Study – Chris

Chris is an inspirational young musician and composer who has been involved with our projects, concerts and technology development for more than seven years.  As well as being chosen to be one of three musicians with disabilities who performed solos in our PRS for Music Foundation New Music 20×12 Cultural Olympiad project Technophonia, highlights of Chris’s work with us include:

  • As part of our Everyone from the top! project , Chris became the first candidate to sit the Advanced Higher Grade Music performance exam using inclusive music technology, in this case Brainfingers, and is awarded an A!
  • appointed a NUMU Music Ambassador
  • Became the first musician in the world to use the Conceptus Bite Switch (originally developed for skydiving photographers!) to control NOTION Music software and play music
  • Member of the Scotland’s first Orchestra for talented young disabled musicians – Drake Music Scotland’s Digital Orchestra

Chris’s compositions

Listen to Chris’s compositions on Soundcloud.

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