Chris Caine

Programme Leader: BMus, Head of International Programmes


Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
Faculty of Music
King Charles Court
Old Royal Naval College
SE10 9JF

Tel: +44 (0)20 8305 4384


Area of Work

Module Leader for Reception and Interpretation, Applied Musicianship, Musicianship for Musical Theatre
Christopher Caine


Following the completion of his studies at Trinity College of Music, now Trinity Laban, Christopher Caine was appointed to teach first in the Junior Department and later in Trinity Laban, where he is now Head of Undergraduate Programmes and Programme Leader for the flagship BMus (Hons) course. He is a teacher of Applied Musicianship on the BMus (Hons) and of Group Singing on the BA (Hons) Musical Theatre.

Teaching Experience

Christopher's principal teaching interest is musicianship - integrated approaches to developing aural and written skills, musical understanding and improvisation - about which he has been active in exploring approaches both nationally and internationally.

Apart from his commitments at Trinity Laban, Christopher conducts, works as a freelance accompanist for both classical and light music and he has a particular interest in improvisation, composition and creative projects.

External Appointments

Christopher has worked as an external examiner within the UK conservatoire sector and as an advisor on the undergraduate music curriculum to universities and conservatoires at home and outside the UK.

He previously held a post in the QAA as an auditor, work which he is currently continuing within the context of the Association of European Conservatoires where he is a member of the Accreditation and Mobility working groups.