COMPOSER / MUSICIAN
THEATRE MAKER / EDUCATOR
Christopher Preece is a trained multi-instrumentalist musician and composer working in theatre, dance and film. He has toured internationally and throughout the UK to venues such as Sadler's Wells, and the Royal Albert Hall.
He studied counterpoint, orchestration and aesthetics with Simon Clarke (RNCM), and later studied jazz at TrinityLaban under Simon Purcell, Dave Wickins, and Mark Lockheart.
He is a flexible sound and music artist working with electronic and acoustic instruments. He has produced live and recorded scores for touring and site-specific theatre. He also enjoys working in choral and popular song, setting and arranging for solo and ensemble.
He has worked at such venues and companies as Candoco Dance Theatre, Out of Joint, Derby Theatre, New Art Club, Unicorn Theatre, Royal Exchange Theatre, BBC Radio 2, Sadler's Wells, National Theatre, Graeae Theatre and more.
He has also worked with such institutions as Kingston University, De Montford University, Derby University, NESCOT College and more.
Hear examples of selected cues for film, dance and theatre in this short video showreel.
Click WATCH for a trio of poetic texts scored with string quartet.
Other featured items:
A radio play produced by Theatre Centre, written by Alex Bulmer; edited, mixed and composed by me.
A sound 'overture' to Steve Gough's "The Call", a short sound rhapsody to open Act I, to be heard in darkness