Chris Brannick

Email: chris.brannick@newham-music.org.uk

Chris joined Newham Music as Head of Instrumental Music in 2008, becoming the Joint CEO in 2012. In 2017 he was called back to be Interim Senior Director during a short transition period.

Chris is a professional percussionist, actor and writer, with both maths and music degrees. An internationally known performer of contemporary percussion, he has performed worldwide, at the BBC Proms and as a soloist at several festivals. He has also performed as a cabaret entertainer in New York. His book World Beats is published by A&C Black and he is an award-winning playwright, taking his latest play ‘Get Fit With Bruce Willis’ to both the Edinburgh and Brighton Fringe Festivals. In his spare time, he is a music examiner for ABRSM.

Jack Petchey FoundationNational Foundation For Youth MusicArts Council England

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