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Christopher North (b 1969) is a composer (Film, Theater and Dance), singer/songwriter (eclectic albums, songs for children’s TV and Indy Films), multi-instrumentalist (Carnegie Hall, Newport Folk Festival, CBGBs, Grammy award-winning recordings) and conductor (Hollywood Chamber Orchestra debut, NYLSO). A Texan in NYC since 1997, he’s thriving in Brooklyn with 20 genre crossing albums, scores to over 60 films (inc. distributed, award-winning and Grammy Nominated) and a growing opus of arts songs, chamber music and symphonic works. An enthusiastic educator and Assistant Professor in the Berklee College of Music Songwriting Department since January 2019, he has taught at the 92nd St Y since Fall 1997. As a freelance sideman, he has played bass for Quincy Jones, with The Dixie Chicks and Rosanne Cash, in orchestras and on Broadway. He’s been heard as a singer (in choirs with NY Phil), whistler (for Disney) and multi-instrumentalist on countless scores, albums, video games and commercials. A 2015 Sundance Institute Lab Fellow, collaborating brings out his best, for which VARIETY says he’s a "notable asset” to work “well served by a fine soundtrack.” His favorite creation is his son Xavier and his hobbies include painting, photography and hiking.

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Soundhive Session Christopher North

This instructor is currently teaching the following classes:

The Mystery of Songwriting

The Mystery of Songwriting