Christopher Bond

Christopher is a professional composer, conductor and musical director, originating in Cornwall and now based in Cardiff where he graduated from the Royal Welsh College of Music in 2014. Since 2015, he has been Composer in Residence to the world-famous Cory Band and has had his work performed extensively across five continents. In the United Kingdom, his work has been broadcast on BBC Radio 2, 3, 4 & Classic FM.

Christopher has composed and conducted the orchestral soundtracks for Magic in the Skies, the summer season of firework displays at iconic British landmark Land’s End since 2014, for which he’s worked with and written text for British actress Miriam Margolyes & actor John Nettles.

As an adjudicator and judge, Christopher has sat on panels for BBC Young Musician, UK Regional Brass Band Championships, the National Youth Brass Band Championships of Great Britain, UniBrass, and Cory Band’s Composition Prize (amongst others).

As a composer, his works have been chosen as the set-works at the UK Regional Brass Band Championships, the National Brass Band Championships of France, Switzerland and Ireland as well as both the National Youth Brass Band Championships of Great Britain & European Youth Brass Band Championships. Additionally, in 2012 The Royal Diamond Jubilee Fanfare was commissioned and performed in the presence of HM Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh as part of the Diamond Jubilee Tour.

In theatre, Christopher regularly works as a Musical Director for UK-based production company Imagine Theatre on their pantomimes each Christmas. He has recently finished co-writing a children’s musical, Scaredy Bugs, which has received its workshop performance and will be released for international licensing later this year.

Christopher is currently studying for a Masters at the Royal College of Music, London, which he’s completing alongside his portfolio of work.

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