Chris Branch

About: (b1978) Chris grew up in London and on the island of Nevis in the Caribbean and has been passionate about making music from a very young age // He graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2001 with a first-class honours degree in electronic music // He has gone on to be a prolific and critically-acclaimed composer and sound designer in the worlds of film, TV, animation, theatre and visual arts working with the likes of the BBC, Channel 4, the National Theatre, Dreamworks, Google and Facebook // Chris has won numerous awards including a Fringe First at the Edinburgh festival and has toured the world with his shows // Chris is a hugely experienced collaborator and has always worked with like- minded creative people from a full  spectrum of disciplines and backgrounds: from poets to puppeteers.

Skills: composer for acoustic and electronic instruments // sound designer // arranger // mixer // keyboard player // guitarist // musical director.

Tools: synthesisers // organs // acoutstic keyboard instruments of all kinds // guitars // voice // computers // found sounds.

Likes: Franz Schubert // Wendy Carlos // Blade Runner // Environmental Sound // Arsenal Football Club.