Chris has worked with The Link for nearly three years as Resident Musician. About The Link Chris says "From my first session, The Link has provided so much support and encouragement and have helped to develop Planet Funk to the fun and interactive sessions it is now". Alongside this, Chris works as a professional musician in various bands and community settings. Chris' approach to working with young people is to encourage the participants to set their own goals and he facilitates the sessions to ensure the music is of a high quality. Alongside The Link, Chris currently works as a musician for The Arc (Stockton), Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council and Stockton Riverside College. You can also catch Chris playing keyboards on tour with The SouthMartins (Beautiful South tribute band), The John P Taylor Band and rising country music star Chloe Chadwick.