Chris started his marching career at Notre Dame High School (West Haven, CT) where he played in the drumline from 1994-1998. During the summers of 1997 and 1998, he marched in the tenor line with the Connecticut Hurricanes. Chris then attended the University of Connecticut where he was a member of the university’s Marching Band snare line from 1998-2000 and became drum major for the 2001 and 2002 seasons. Over the summers, he marched in the Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps (San Antonio, TX) tenor line (1999) and the Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps (Allentown, PA) tenor line (2000-2002). Chris has also taught for the Connecticut Hurricanes in 2003 and marched in the Hawthorne Caballeros tenor line in 2004.
Chris is a University of Connecticut Alum where he earned a Bachelors of Science in Manufacturing Engineering and Management. Chris currently works in the repair development group for an aerospace company in the Hartford, CT area. He manages a team of engineers developing repair solutions on jet engine components.
Chris is also an honorary member of the National Band Sorority Tau Beta Sigma and National Band Fraternity Kappa Kappa Psi.