Chris has been playing accordion for Scottish
country dancing for more than 20 years. Before that she ran her
own English dance band, and was a member of London Folk (an English
dance display team).
was a member of the Scottish dance band Sound Company for 14 years
and played throughout the south of England, and regularly in Europe
and the Channel Islands. She has played on several commercial recordings,
and plays regularly for dance classes and day schools.
are an important part of Chris's diary, and she has performed at
many major folk festivals, including the annual Shetland Accordion
and Fiddle Festival - probably the premier showcase event for Scottish
traditional music. Recently Chris has travelled to Russia, France
and Ireland with the Scottish dance display team Corryvrechan, leading
the band during the past few years.