Chris Devoti





Date of Birth: 7th October 1974
Place of Birth: Bamberg, Germany
Nationality: British/French
Country of Residence: United Kingdom

Work Experience

- 08/04 to present ....Performer and Arranger in various bands in Scotland with a wide range of styles

- 08/04 to present ....Guitar Teacher within Glasgow City Council

- 08/04 to 11/08 ........Classroom Guitar Teacher, Yamaha School of Music, Stirling, Scotland

- 02/02 to 05/04 ........Show Band Guitarist, Cruise Ship MV Carousel and MV Sunbird

- 2000 /2001 .............Studio Session Performer, "Low Life Entertainment" Studio 56 in Los Angeles

- 1996 /1997 .............Guitar Instructor, Deis Musique (French Music School)

- 1997 /1998 .............Performer in many different bands in France (Big Bands, Cover Bands, Duos, Trios...)

- 1994 /1995 .............French National Service

Education

- 1994 ........................French BAC Level

- 1996 ........................Graduated "Centre Musical et Creatif de Nancy" (Now: Music Academy International)

- 2000 ........................Graduated "Musicians Institute" in Los Angeles

Special Achievements

- .Performed for 2 French Presidents Francois Mitterand and Jacques Chirac in Strasbourg

- .1st Prize Winner, "Guitar Institute of Technology Masters'99", Los Angeles and Tokyo

- .Released Performance Instrumental Piece in Japan

- .Featured in "Young Guitar", "Gazette" Publications and Japanese Television

- .Composer, Arranger, Co- Producer and Performer in "Carousel 2003" video

- .Featured on BBC Alba Headlining Different Music Festivals Throughout the UK

- .Performer and Arranger on CD Album Released in Scotland

- .Working on Own CD Album and Advanced Theory Book

- .Clean Driving License

Additional Skills

- .Fluent in French, English and German

- .Proficient Sound Engineering

- .Computing Skills

- .Excellent sight reader and very versatile

- .Arranger and Composer

References
-..Available on request
Email: sessionguitarist@gmail.com