Christopher Swist


GROUP New Britain Symphony      

Biography

Christopher Swist composes in a wide variety of genres that explore both the traditional and the experimental. His compositions have been performed across the United States and Canada as well as in Europe, Brazil and Argentina. Swist has taught percussion, composition, music theory, aural skills and counterpoint at Keene State College in New Hampshire since 2003. He also is on faculty at Holyoke Community College and the Hartt School Community Division. He was the percussion instructor at Bennington College from 1998-2002. He is the section leader of the New Britain Symphony and performs across New England in a wide variety of ensembles and musical styles.

ARTIST SET-UP:
Orchestra:
20" HH Suspended
20" HHX New Symphonic Germanic
18" HH Germanic
28" Symphonic Gong (and stand)

Set:
22" Signature Liquid Ride
17" HH Dark Crash
9" Signature Max Splash
13" HH EQ Hats