chris cheetham - Musical Director


Chris has played woodwind and keyboards for a wide range of groups from jazz orchestras to concert bands plus one or two salad-day pop groups along the way!


He is a musician for RAF Halton Area Band playing clarinet and deputising on tenor and alto saxophones. He was a featured soloist on the band’s 2007 tour of Cyprus playing at the British High Commission and the United Nations Head Quarters. He played with the Massed Area Bands of the RAF at Birmingham Symphony Hall in 2008, and looks forward to playing at De Montfort Hall next year.


Chris also plays keys and baritone saxophone in an Oxfordshire 8-piece function band, piano in a big band and clarinet in a busy quartet.


As Musical Director, Chris’ shows include Pickwick, Return to the Forbidden Planet, Jeykll & Hyde and around 100 variety show performances, and as Co-MD, Anything Goes and Little Shop of Horrors.


Chris has also played woodwind and keys for many shows including Summer Holiday, The Wiz, Honk!, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Seussical, Fiddler on the Roof, Anything Goes, Hot Mikado and Crazy for You.

Chris Cheetham - Musical Director, Odyssey Youth

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