Chris Pond is a Musician, Composer, Producer, Songwriter and Educator from St.John’s, Newfoundland. He has been teaching music privately and in a classroom setting for the past 7 years, with experience teaching Bass/Drums/Piano/Guitar/Theory and Improvisation. Chris completed a Bachelor of Music degree from St.FX University, where his main focus was Jazz Performance. His musical interests, though, are wide reaching; He has been involved on the east coast scene with a diversity of groups and genres including Pop, Jazz, Bluegrass, Hip-Hop, Funk/Soul. His own music borrows from all around the world, including musical elements from (but not limited to) Brazil, Cuba, Argentina, Morocco and Uganda. With his friendly and individualized approach to teaching, Chris always communicates lessons in a way which encourages his students to have fun and to be creative.