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Chris S.

Sanford, FL

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University of Florida
Music Theory
University of Miami
Master's
University of Florida
PhD

Education

University of Florida (Music Theory)

University of Miami (Master's)

University of Florida (PhD)

About Chris

Chris Sharp was educated at the University of Florida and the University of Miami, his degrees include a Bachelor of Music in Theory and Composition, a Master’s in Studio Writing and Production and a Ph.D. in Composition with a cognate area in Conducting and Wind band Literature.

In addition to his academic experience, Dr. Sharp is a professional composer, arranger, orchestrator and musician. He has extensive experience as a professional trombonist, having served for 13 years as a bandleader and sideman for The Walt Disney World Company. As an arranger/orchestrator, he has provided music for many noted clients including the Disney parks worldwide, Universal Studios (both Florida and California), The Boston Pops, The Dallas Brass, and the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus. He has also written pieces for several service bands including the famed USAF Airmen of Note, who recorded his arrangement of Duke Ellington’s “Caravan” on their 1999 CD, Invitation.

Dr. Sharp is also active as a composer and arranger of music for the scholastic market. He currently has over 200 published works in the catalogs of Alfred Music Publishing, The FJH Music Company, Inc., Jalen/Matrix Publications and several others. His compositions and arrangements have been performed multiple times at the prestigious Midwest Clinic in Chicago, and he is a nine-time winner of the ASCAPlus Award.
Chris Sharp was educated at the University of Florida and the University of Miami, his degrees include a Bachelor of Music in Theory and Composition, a Master’s in Studio Writing and Production and a Ph.D. in Composition with a cognate area in Conducting and Wind band Literature.

In addition to his academic experience, Dr. Sharp is a
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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Sanford, FL 32773
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Music:
Composition (Music), Ear Training, Music History, Music Theory, Trombone
Art:
Composition (Music)
History:
Music History

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University of Florida
Music Theory
University of Miami
Master's
University of Florida
PhD

Education

University of Florida (Music Theory)

University of Miami (Master's)

University of Florida (PhD)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Chris will travel within 25 miles of Sanford, FL 32773.