Chris DiSalvo

Chris D.

Staten Island, NY

About Chris D.

Chris teaches: Females 0Females 0 and up
Males 18 and up
Special needs
Teaching since: August 2008
Last sign in: 2 days ago


My name is Chris. I have been playing music my entire life. I have over 25 years of musical experience. I work as a Teacher's Assistant during the day. I'm currently looking for new students in Staten Island. I am the drummer and vocalist for my band No Standards. We perform 150+ shows a year including weddings, corporate parties, bars, clubs and benefits.
I teach vocals (clean and screaming), drums, guitar, bass and kazoo. I also teach group lessons with bands. My lessons include harmonies, rhythm training and mentoring. I also tutor English literature, creative writing, poetry, song/lyric writing, drama, voice and improv acting and more. You can say I wear many hats when it comes to areas of study. I have a wealth of knowledge to share with my students.

Photos and Videos

This video features No Standards live in 2013.


Vice President

Jan 2010 - Present
Melt Your Face Productions

Co-owner and Vice President of Melt Your Face Productions LLC. We provide entertainment for weddings, corporate and private parties and events. We provide lighting, sound, live band and DJ services.

Drummer/Vocalist/Sound Engineer/DJ

Jul 2006 - Present
No Standards

Drummer, Vocalist, Sound Engineer and DJ of the band No Standards. I play drums and sing lead and background in the band. I do live/recording sound engineering for the band. I also DJ weddings, corporate and private events.


English Drama

Aug 2007 - May 2013
College of Staten Island

English Writing

Aug 2007 - May 2013
College of Staten Island

English Literature

Aug 2007 - May 2013
College of Staten Island

Symphonic & Concert Band

Sep 2000 - Jun 2004
Saint Joseph by the Sea

Marching Band

Sep 2000 - Jun 2004
Saint Joseph by the Sea High School

Languages Spoken


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Limited Proficiency


Best Cover Band

Nov 2008
Staten Island Advance AWE Reader's Poll
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1 Review on Chris D.

Bosson L. Dec 17, 2016
Drum · In home
Verified Student
He is very patient to teach my son.
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