With over 15 years experience as an educator, Chris draws on his diverse performance background to provide lessons to help students of any age and experience level achieve their goals. 


He teaches private lessons on drum set, jazz vibraphone, classical percussion, marimba, hand percussion, timbales as well as music theory and jazz harmony.  

His students regularly are accepted into All-State and All-County ensembles, and have been accepted with scholarships to the percussion programs of Indiana University, Boston Conservatory, Boston University, University of Georgia, University of Maryland and Howard University.

Lessons are given on his instruments in his home studio in Silver Spring, Maryland.