Chris,

finger-picking good!!

Chris Collins

Born in Hong Kong, Chris studied at Island School and then went on to complete a Bachelor of Music degree in Sydney, becoming proficient in a wide variety of contemporary styles in both guitar and bass guitar.

 

He has played with many of Asia’s finest artists and musicians including Jacky Cheung Hok-yau, Leehom Wang, the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong and numerous top session musicians; he has supported two international stadium rock acts with his original bands; won competitions with his playing and writing skills and has also built a recording studio to cater to Hong Kong’s ever expanding independent music scene.

 

Notably, Chris was the guitarist on Jacky Cheung’s worldwide “1/2 Century Tour” which was the longest running pop music tour in Asian history at 145 shows with an average of audience size of 30,000 to 40,000 people. Chris has also performed with 1960’s American folk legend, Judy Collins; Motown legend, Bobby Taylor and rising star from Britain’s Got Talent, Connie Talbot.

 

Always happy to share his knowledge, Chris is also an enthusiastic educator who was on staff for the English Schools Foundation (ESF); teaching at West Island School in 2006 and at South Island School from 2009 to 2010. He is also the musical director for YRock.

 

Chris is currently teaching acoustic and electric guitar, so get in touch if you’d like to book a lesson.

Chris playing with Judy Collins
Chris performing with Jacky Cheung