CHRIS CARRINGTON     

Guitarist

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A pleasing blend of styles:
Classical,    Nuevo Flamenco, Soft and Jazzy Brazilian Samba,  Classic Rock/ blues.

Performing at the highest level of concert artistry in the classical repertoire,  and engaging  casual audiences preferring to hear an interesting  mixture of styles.

A perfect choice for elegant cocktails and fine dining, corporate  receptions,  or any event where a musical aura of elegance and  fun is desired.  Tasteful and versatile performances,   soothing and upbeat.

The sketch above was drawn by legendary Jazz singer

TONY BENNETT

during a performance at the Blue Note in Tokyo.

Winner of  the SMU Concerto Competition

Winner of the Dallas Symphony Artists Guild Award

Featured as Solo Guitarist:
- Nationally  televised  Concert in Moscow,   at the Kremlin Palace,  commemorating the 850th birthday of the city of Moscow, with Al DiMeola.

- Emmy Award winning PBS film:    “The US/Mexican War”
performed all classical guitar music

TV Commercials:

Continental Airlines
On the Border
Nations Bank
Churches Fried Chicken

with guitar legend Al DiMeola
500 international concert appearances.
4 CDs with  World Sinfonia

with the Heidelberg Chamber Orchestra
50 soloist performances in Europe.
Vivaldi concertos, Pagannini Trios

with Ovation/Takamine Guitars

100 international appearances as performer/clinician
specializing in Guitar Synthesizer application

Misc performances with: 

The Dallas Symphony
The Fort Worth Symphony
The Dallas Bach Society
The Dallas Opera
Dallas Shakespeare Festival  (Music Director)
Ray Charles
Chet Atkins
Irving Symphony

“Melds passion, insight and skill...highly resonant approach...ultimately fine performance”

Ft. Worth Star Telegram


“Mr. Carrington proved to be a clean and lively guitarist...a balance of versatility and polish”

Dallas Morning News