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Christopher Leigh

PO Box 2154
Southfield MI
48037

boogiechile2@yahoo.com

Objective:

To bring the music back to America’s youth, using a light hearted but effective instructional method that peaks the interest of today’s young mind.
 
QUALIFICATIONS

2nd chair violist in the Barber Junior Symphony Orchestra, 1976-1978.

1st chair violist & director of Highland Park Junior Chamber Ensemble, 1976-1982.

1st chair violist in the Highland Park Chamber Orchestra 1977-1985.

2nd chair violist in the Highland Park Symphony Orchestra, 1988-1982.

1st chair violist in the Highland Park Symphony Orchestra, 1988-1982.

1st chair violist in the Detroit Northwest Activity Center Orchestra, 1977-1985.

DSO substitute violist, 1980-1985.

         Completed many courses in musical theory through the teachings of Ann Dodge, Pamela Bush and Dr. Darrell Strictlin.

         Studied many different methods of music instruction from Suzuki method to Mel Bay.

 

EDUCATION

1976-1978      Intermediate music theory, at Barber Middle School.

1976-1980   Suzuki method of viola, violin, guitar, and piano, at Detroit Center Of Creative Study.

1978-1982   Music Theory, at Highland Park High School.

1979-1982   Music Theory, & viola instruction, at Interlochen School of Music.

1980-1982   Music Theory, & viola instruction, at Detroit Center Of Creative Study.

Experience

 

1984 – 1989 Guitarist, Life After Death Inc.

            Responsibilities:

                                    Perform on guitar & keyboard in studio.

                                    Arrange, Write, & produce original songs for live and studio

                                    Recordings

Perform guitar, & keyboards, & background vocals for live and studio recordings

                                    Book live shows & showcases

                                    P/A setup & engineering for live performance

                                   P/R relations and representative

1984 – 20xx Proprietor, & Instructor for the Musical Madness Club

            Responsibilities:

                                    Instructor- guitar, viola, vocal, percussion

                                    Compile & create curriculum

                                    Arrange meetings & lessons

                                    Produce children’s recitals

            1989 – 20xx Guitarist, vocalist for Boogie Chillens LTD.

            Responsibilities:

                                    Bandleader

Guitarist, song arranger, writer & producer for live &

                                    Studio recordings.

                                    Guitarist & vocalist for live performances

                                    Booking live shows

                                    P/A setup and engineering for live performances

                                    P/R representative

            1995 – 1999 Guitarist for Light Fingered Four

Responsibilities:

                                    Lead guitarist, & vocalist for studio & live shows

1992 – 1995 Guitarist, & vocalist for Paul Marvin Blues Band

Responsibilities:

                                    Substitute lead guitarist for live shows

1995 – 1999 Guitarist, & vocalist for Paul Marvin Blues Band

Responsibilities:

                                    Permanent lead guitarist, & vocalist for live shows

1995 – 20xx  Booking agent for Boogie/Clyde Promotions Ltd.

Responsibilities:

                                    Booking bands

                                    Producing recording sessions

                                    Engineering & mixing recording sessions

                                    P/R representation

1999 – 20xx AKB Ink.

Responsibilities:

                                    Bandleader

                                    Guitarist, song arranger, writer, & producer for live & studio

                                    Recordings

                                    Guitarist, & vocalist for live performances

                                    Booking live shows & showcases

                                    P/A setup & engineering for live performances

                                    P/R representative

                                    Band management

1999 – 2002 House band, Carriage House Saloon

Responsibilities:

                                    Bandleader

                                    Organize rehearsals

                                    Perform back up for main acts

                                    Organize Sunday evening jam sessions

2002 – 2004 House Band, Randy’s Tavern

Responsibilities:

                                    Bandleader

                                    Organize rehearsals

                                    Perform back up for main acts

                                    Organize Sunday evening jam sessions

2002 – 2004 House band, Tenny Street Roadhouse

Responsibilities:

                                    Bandleader

                                    Organize rehearsals

                                    Perform back up for main acts

                                    Organize Tuesday evening jam sessions