Violinist and composer Chris Baum, has been teaching classical and modern violin techniques for the past decade. Armed with a diverse musical background and degree in composition from Berklee College of Music, his lessons and teaching materials are custom-tailored to the individual, emphasizing ear training, music theory, and improvisation in addition to performance technique. He currently teaches at Pingree, Brookwood, Lesley Ellis, SoulCove Center for the Arts, and his home studio in Rockport, MA.
As a performer and studio musician, Chris' recent credits include collaborations with The Dear Hunter, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Amanda Palmer, Dropkick Murphys, Art Decade, Wheat, Om Frequency, Symmetry, Honey Circuit, Sean Roldan, ElderFlux, Matti Kolver, Pyre Dove, and Jherek Bischoff. He currently performs with Bent Knee, Ben Levin Group, Qwill, Guy Mendilow Ensemble and The Video Game Orchestra.