- Teaches students:
- Ages 5+
- Teaching since:
Chris is an award winning theatrical performer, musician, vocalist and sought after performance coach in the Atlanta area. Under Chris’ influence as a gifted piano instructor, vocal teacher and performance coach, his clients have gone on to appear on stage and screen globally with credits given to performances at Carnegie Hall, The White House and The Walt Disney Company just to name a few.
Chris has served as chief music director across the east coast in musicals such as Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, The Sound of Music, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers and just recently is credited to the role of Neville Craven in Lucy Simon’s Tony Award Winning musical, The Secret Garden.
In his spare time Chris contributes back to the arts community by serving in local churches as a musician, gifted speaker and vocalist. Chris attended Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia where he studied music and vocal performance and continues to devote his energy to training and coaching people of all ages in the field of music.
Voice students can expect to improve week to week in their vocal technique. Every voice has a unique timbre; I teach students to release built up tension and apply foundational techniques in order to unlock their own individual sound. I can help any student to sing with freedom, confidence, and expression.
I teach piano students of all different ages and experience levels. I can teach students to read music and pursue musical excellence, to learn how to play classical and contemporary music using a variety of sheet music, chord charts and more!
I founded and created my studio in 1995. Since that time I have served as it's founder and lead teacher. The purpose of my studio is to train and teach people of all ages in the world of music and the arts.
The Voice Foundation is the world’s oldest and leading organization dedicated to voice research, medicine, science, and education.
The MTNA was founded in 1876 with the goal of advancing the value of music study and music-making to society while supporting the careers and professionalism of teachers of music. With nearly 22,000 members in 50 states—and more than 500 local affiliates—the MTNA is the preeminent source for music teacher support, where members embody like-minded values and commitment to their students, colleagues and society as a whole, while reaping the rewards of collaboration, continuity and connection throughout the lifetime of their careers.+ Read More
National Association for Music Education (NAfME), among the world’s largest arts education organizations, is the only association that addresses all aspects of music education. NAfME advocates at the local, state, and national levels; provides resources for teachers, parents, and administrators; hosts professional development events; and offers a variety of opportunities for students and teachers. The Association orchestrates success for millions of students nationwide and has supported music educators at all teaching levels for more than a century.
Since 1907, NAfME has worked to ensure that every student has access to a well-balanced, comprehensive, and high-quality program of music instruction taught by qualified teachers.
Chris is a true professional with an easy-going teaching style and fun to be with. I am a bass/baritone and he helped me increase my range beyond what I thought I could do and improve my breathing which has really helped me as a choir member. I'd definitely take more classes from him again.+ Read More
There are so many things I could say about my experience with Christopher Nanny, but the best thing about working with Christopher is the fact that every lesson is catered to the individual student. My lessons were always focused and fun, I left every lesson knowing I was prepared for my next performance. If you are a adult, teenager, or child who wants to receive excellent teaching and coaching, I would highly recommend taking lessons with Christopher Nanny.+ Read More
SO. MUCH. FUN! My daughter had given up on piano until we met Chris last year! He makes learning fun and is GREAT with our little girl!
Chris is the most gifted voice instructor I have ever had. Improved my abilities in range, breath control and stage presence. He is also an amazing director and so much fun to work with.
I have worked with Chris as an actress, on a precessional teacher level, and in a director's capacity. This man is BEYOND amazing. We've worked together in musical productions and theater for over 16 years together. I constantly refer my acting students to him. He's a jewel.+ Read More
My daughter has grown in her vocal ability in the 3+years that she has worked with Mr. Nanny. He has embraced the pageant world and helped Isabella has won many talent components on local and national levels.
Where do I begin? Chris is amazingly fantastic! I called on Chris to help prepare for an audition and not only did I get the part but grew in confidence and musical ability! His personality is funny yet professional and he has a way of putting your nerves at ease! Schedule today!+ Read More