Chris Frater

Music Teacher

Woodwind & Brass

Chris has been teaching at Con for nearly 30 years, teaching a range of instruments including Saxophone and Clarinet. He directs the Coffs Con Stage Band and the Narranga Public School Band as part of the Cons School Band Program. He plays for many musicals and backing touring acts. He is regularly gigging, exploring a fusion of jazz, blues, funk, Latin and free improvisation

Where did you undergo training?
NSW Conservatorium’s Jazz Course.

What instrument(s) do you teach?
Woodwind & Brass

What is your favourite genre of music?
Jazz, Blues, Funk, Latin & Free Improvisation.

Who is your favourite musical artist or composer?
Sonny Rollins and Miles Davis.