King Charles Court
Old Royal Naval College
Christopher Guild is widely known as a pianist, both in concert and on recording. Following training as a violinist, pianist and composer at St Mary’s Music School, he took the BMus (Hons), MMus and Artist Diploma at the Royal College of Music under the tutelage of Andrew Ball. Chris has since enjoyed a busy career, as a Park Lane Group and Countess of Munster Musical Trust Artist, under whose auspices he has performed at Wigmore Hall, St James’s Piccadilly, St John’s Smith Square, the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse and the Purcell Room among other prestigious venues, as well as on BBC Radio 3. Chris has given several world premieres, including the UK premiere of Judith Weir’s Blue Green Hill for mixed ensemble in 2014. He has recorded several CDs for Toccata Classics and Champs Hill, and was the Richard Carne Junior Fellow in Performance at Trinity Laban in 2012-13. Christopher Guild combines his busy pianistic career with a full-time music teaching position at the Godolphin School, Salisbury, and Junior Trinity, where he teaches Musicianship, Piano and Theory.