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christopher north

Born Christopher North Renquist in Austin, TX on February 6, 1969, Christopher North is a multi-instrumental composer and singer-songwriter based in New York City. As a composer his works have been performed at venues in Europe (London, Berlin and Edinburgh) and the US (Texas, California, Illinois, Ohio, Hawaii and New York) including collaborations with film makers (Tribeca, BIg Apple and SXSW Film Festivals), theater companies (including Workshop Theater, NY and Edinburgh Fringe), choreographers (Wave Hill, Joyce SOHO) and concerts including the 92nd Street Y. His children’s songs can be heard around the globe on the Disney channel and the Noggin Network (Oobi). As an genre-crossing musician, he has performed and recorded with an eclectic array of artists and ensembles. He has played bass with Quincy Jones, the Dixie Chicks, Rosanne Cash, various symphony orchestras as well on Broadway in HAIR, RENT, The Lion King and Spring Awakening. He has sung with the New York Philharmonic (including the 3 Grammy Award winning John Adams’ “On the Transmigration of Souls”) and for Stephen Sondheim ("Frogs" with Nathan Lane). He has performed at venues including Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, CBGB’s and Madison Square Garden. He has performed on national TV (including Live with Regis and Kelly and Live at Lincoln Center), and been heard on the radio (NPR, WNYC) and commercials (including Visa and Tide). He has recorded and performed extensively as a mutli-instrumentalist (guitar, keyboards, harmonica, etc.) In 2002, he produced and released two albums of his own compositions, Opus Zero is classical: chamber music and art songs, and De La Sur is an eclectic rock/soul album on which he played most of the instruments (including guitar, bass, keyboards, drums, harmonica and even sitar, recorder, and glockenspiel). Recently, he’s been focusing on collaborating – sound design/ music for “The Forever Waltz” by Glyn Maxwel, the score for Angelica Torn's "Lucky Days" and various projects with Writer/Director Matthew Miele, finishing the feature length film “Everything’s Jake” in 2006 and "Eavesdrop" in September 2007. The score for "Everything's Jake" is available on itunes/cdbaby and coming soon is compilation of his work for short films over the last two years: (short) Film Music Volume One. His scores and albums feature world class NYC musicians (Eroica Trio, Ethel, Andy Middleton, Carol Emanuel.) Cn is now working on another magnum opus, his 8/9th album, SPACE BAR - a collaborative double CD of new songs, grooves and sounds to be released in 2010.