Christopher Roberts was born in Laconia, NH and by the age of 7 had developed an interest in music and, more specifically, the percussion family of instruments. Early on, his interest lied with the snare drum then grew to also include drum set, timpani, marching percussion and keyboard instruments.
Chris earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Music Education from Plymouth State University where he studied percussion with Tim Gilmore. While there, he also studied with Randy Hogancamp, and John Floyd and studied composition and arranging with Romeo Meloni, and Rik Pfenninger. Chris has taught at public schools in Vermont, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire with all ages. Chris has performed with the Tall Granite Big Band, Joy Spring Jazz, New Hampshire Pipes and Drums, Musicians of Wall Street, New England Wind Ensemble, New Hampshire Philharmonic Orchestra, All New England Inter-Collegiate Band, and in various musicals throughout the United States.