Santa Clarita, CA, 91350
Subjects Taught Bass Guitar, Guitar, Music Performance, Music Recording, Music Theory, Songwriting
Award-winning guitarist Chris S. hails from Winnipeg, Canada. Coming from a musical family, Chris started playing music at an early age. His first professional band was playing old time fiddle music with his dad, Albin, an accomplished violinist.
Chris began studying guitar at The Royal Conservatory Of Music in Toronto where he completed Grade 10 Classical Guitar. He followed this accomplishment by winning the Manitoba Music Competition for Classical Guitar, Level 11. In 1999, Chris won Fender Guitar Warz. In the year 2000, he won the same competition in which he played alongside Jeff Healy, one of Canada’s premier blues and jazz musicians. It was a very exciting performance and his first on national television.
Chris decided in order to follow his dream, he would need to leave Canada. He moved to Los Angeles to study guitar at The Musicians Institute in Hollywood where he graduated First Class Honors and was dubbed “a...