|Our Mission: 'to advance the musical arts by presenting quality concerts, demonstrations and otherwise offering the public authentic performances of the British Brass Band repertoire using the unique instrumentation of a British Brass Band.'|
Chris Grant is a percussionist, composer and music educator residing in Spokane Valley, WA. Chris completed a BA in Music (2002), BAE in Music (2003), and MA in Music Education (2013) from Eastern Washington University. Chris is presently an adjunct faculty member at Gonzaga University, music arranger for the Eastern Washington University Marching Band, conductor of the Spokane British Brass Band, percussion caption-head for the Columbians Drum and Bugle Corps, and serves as Vice President of the Washington State Chapter of the Percussive Arts Society.
Chris is an active arranger and composer of percussion, wind, and string literature. Chris has composed and arranged music for numerous schools and organizations throughout Washington State and beyond including Mt. Spokane High School, Mead High School, Central Valley High school, Gonzaga University, Eastern Washington University, Spokane Youth Symphony, Coeur d'Alene Youth Orchestra, Spokane Thunder and the Seattle Cascades.
As a performer, Chris is a sought after percussionist. Chris is the principal timpanist for the Coeur d’Alene Symphony, and drummer for many regional rock and jazz groups such as: Kari Marguerite and the 76, Pink Tango, The Working Spliffs as well as Carey Brazil and the Kustums. Chris also serves as a Latin Percussionist for the Spokane Jazz Orchestra and Salsa Band, Son Dulce. He has also performed with Jazz Northwest, Opera Coeur d'Alene, Straight-Ahead Jazz Quartet and the Idaho-Washington Symphony.