Chris Brannick


Chris joined Newham Music as Head of Instrumental Music in 2008, becoming the Joint CEO in 2012. In 2017 he was called back to be Interim Senior Director during a short transition period.

Chris is a professional percussionist, actor and writer, with both maths and music degrees. An internationally known performer of contemporary percussion, he has performed worldwide, at the BBC Proms and as a soloist at several festivals. He has also performed as a cabaret entertainer in New York. His book World Beats is published by A&C Black and he is an award-winning playwright, taking his latest play ‘Get Fit With Bruce Willis’ to both the Edinburgh and Brighton Fringe Festivals. In his spare time, he is a music examiner for ABRSM.

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