Tuba

Christopher Claxton

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Tuba
London
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Postgraduate studying Tuba at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama

Chris Claxton started playing tuba at the age of 12 and after progressing quickly went to study at Wells Cathedral School under the tuition of Sam Elliot (BBC SO). While at Wells, Chris also took up studying the trombone under Alan Hutt (ex RPO and Royal Opera House). At Wells he performed with the National Youth Wind Orchestra and European Union Youth Wind Orchestra. In 2013 Chris was awarded a full scholarship to Guildhall School of Music and Drama and is currently studying on the Orchestral Artistry course with Patrick Harrild (LSO). Recently, Chris has won a position in the prestigious Gustav Mahler Jugendorchestra.

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I can perform outdoors
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
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Classical, Classical crossover, Early music, Film / TV music, Musical theatre, Renaissance, Opera, Medieval music, Fanfare, Contemporary classical, Baroque, Traditional church music, Military, Contemporary Christian, Christmas, Ambient, Electronic, Deep house, Breakbeat, Drum 'n' Bass, Electro-Swing, Dubstep, EDM, Electronica, Garage, House, IDM, Ibiza club, Industrial, Jungle, Techno, Triphop, 1930s era music, 1920s era music, 1950s era music, 1940s era music, 1970s era music, 1960s era music, 1990s era music, 1980s era music, Folk, Bluegrass, Ceilidh, Country, Folk rock, Irish rock, Rockabilly, Traditional English folk, Traditional Irish folk, Traditional Scottish folk, Welsh folk, Jazz, Blues, Cabaret, Dixieland, Gypsy jazz, Jazz fusion, Latin jazz, Modern jazz, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Ragtime, Swing, Barbershop, Gospel, Avant garde, Easy listening, Experimental, Light music, Marching, Noise music, Originals, Pop, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Americana, Covers, Disco, Funk, Funk rock, Hip Hop, Karaoke, Motown, R&B, Soul, Top 40, Tribute, Vintage, Rock, Alternative rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Glam rock, Hard rock, Hardcore, Heavy metal, Indie, Pop rock, Post rock, Power rock, Progressive rock, Punk rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Synth rock, World music, African music, Afrobeat, Arabic, Argentinian, Armenian, Asian music, Australian music, Balkan, Bavarian oompah, Bollywood, Bossa nova, Brazilian music, Calypso, Caribbean music, Choro, Cuban music, Cumbia, Flamenco, French music, German music, Greek music, Hawaiian music, Indian music, Italian music, Jewish music, Klezmer, Latin, Mariachi, Merengue, Polish music, Polka, Polynesian music, Reggae, Russian music, Salsa, Samba, Scottish music, Ska, Skiffle, Spanish music, Tango
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Concert, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Singing teaching, Community music worker
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