Chris Cheetham has played woodwind and keyboards for a wide range of groups from jazz orchestras go concert bands (plus one or two salad-day pop groups along the way!). He is a musician with RAF Halton Area Band, playing clarinet and deputising on tenor and alto saxophones.

Chris was a soloist on the band’s 2007 tour of Cyprus, playing at the British High Commission and the United Nations’ headquarters. He played with the Massed Area Bands of the RAF at Birmingham Symphony Hall in 2008, and De Montfort Hall in 2011. Chris also plays keys and baritone saxophone in an Oxfordshire 8-piece function band, piano in a big band and clarinet in a busy quarter.

As Musical Director or Co-Musical Director, his recent shows include
Jekyll & Hyde, Cats, Copacabana, Peter Pan, Footloose and Little Shop of Horrors. Playing woodwind and keys, his recent shows include Godspell, West Side Story, The Wiz, Joseph, Beauty and the Beast and Honk!