Chris Chamberlain

  • Colchester Essex



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Reading and Writing Sheet Music

I can read and write music but I am still learning to sight read.




Musical Theory

Multi-Instrumentalist musician

Work History

Work History
Oct 2012 - Present

Self Employed

Self Employed Musician

This involves:

·Teaching people of varying ages.

·Time management.

·Reliability and Responsibility.


·Running a small business.

·Being a role model.

·People skills.


·Performance skills.

·Being musically prepared and skilled.

·Being musically aware.

·Working independently and as a group (depending on the situation). 

Aug 2010 - Dec 2011


The Cooperative

This involved:

  • Further experience of customer relations.
  • Experience with handling large quantities of money in tills.
  • An understanding of health and safety with regards to lifting large objects.
  • A firm understanding of age related consumption laws and general laws for alcohol, drugs and the national lottery.
Jul 2007 - Jul 2007

Work Experience

Abbotts Estate Agents Ltd

This involved:

  • A foothold in understanding the world of business and the work space.
  • An opportunity to meet people of many ages and backgrounds.
  • A confidence building situation.
  • An opportunity to work with numbers of great meaning via finance.
  • An opportunity of working with customers to get them what they need.
  • An opportunity at working on phone lines to call out to customers.
  • An opportunity of working with a company database.


Sep 2010 - Jun 2013

Bachelor of Arts

University of Essex

I am awaiting my grades but I am told that I can expect good marks.

Topics studied in my degree:

·Musicianship and Musical Theory.

·Musical Improvisation.

·Reading and Writing Music.

·Vocal Training

·Instrumental Training (Guitar)

·Preparing for Self-employment as a Musician.

·Professional Practice as a Self-employed Musician.

·Music Production, Mixing and Mastering.

·Digital Processing.

·Library Music.

·Music and the Media.

·Working as part of an Ensemble.

·Performance Techniques.

·The study of all genres surrounding Pop Music from Rock to Jazz.

·Reflection as a Musician.

·Musical Teaching in Private Practice.

·Musical Teaching in the Classroom.

·Contemporary Songwriting.

I majored in ‘Music Education’ and Minored in ‘Music Management and Promotion’ 

Sep 2008 - Jun 2010

A Levels and Btec

The Harwich Sixth Form


English Language and Literature (A Level): Grade B

Law (A level): Grade E

Musical Performance (Btec): Distinction

Sep 2003 - Jun 2008


The Harwich School


English Language: C

English Literature: B

Statistics: C

Mathematics: C

Biology: C

Physics: D

Chemistry: C

Geography: C

German: E

French: D

History: C

Level 2 Btec First Diploma ICT practitioners (equivalent to 4 GCSE’s): Pass