Chris is a performer.
Chris plays the piano.
Chris plays the accordion.
Chris plays many styles of music.
Chris plays well with others.
Chris plays with whatever life offers.
Chris is a mover.
Chris performs with dance-music collectives in2 and CompostQ.
Chris is an educator.
Chris teaches at the University of Texas at El Paso.
Chris teaches improvisation, composition, piano and accordion.
Chris is a composer and arranger.
Chris has composed and arranged music for orchestra, studio orchestra, jazz band, gamelan and chamber ensembles.
Chris is an improviser.
Chris improvises on piano and accordion and anything else at hand.
Chris is a collaborator.
Chris collaborates with Sandra to create in2.
Chris is an artist.
Chris is a breather and a sitter.
Chris is dedicated to doing away with dualism and paradigms.
Chris strives to be selfless, egoless, transparent, honest and aware.
Chris views the world as innumerable interdependent relationships.
Chris is an explorer.
Chris is dedicated to fostering creativity - in schools, in performance and in life.
Chris is dedicated to fostering improvised performance in music and other art forms.
Chris is exploring the importance of improvisation and creativity in human development, within and outside of educational settings.
Chris is progressive.
Chris is interested in the potential of interdisciplinary, improvised performance.
Chris is more interested in what performance can be, rather than what it has been.
Chris is not fixed.
Chris is not broken.
Chris is in flux.
Chris is not interested in fixed identities, whether determined by society or within himself.
Chris' life is autobiographical.
Chris is in a constant state of becoming Chris.