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Chris Glik: *BIO*

Performance 

Glik performs as a single (keyboards/piano and vocals) as well as with his own group - Chris Glik Band all over Southern California. In addition, Glik works with many vocalists as musical director/accompanist. Chris serves as Music Director at Ahiah (church of Spiritual Science in Pasadena, CA.)  Chris Glik has performed and/or recorded with acts such as the Freddy Bell and the Bell Boys, Okaysions, Platters, Inkspots, Coasters, Brook Benton, Frank Gorshin, Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, Glenn Miller Orchestra, Barbara Morrison. Compositions/Arrangements Glik has arranged and/or composed music for Leonard Reed, Henry Nemo, Chester Whitmore, Lula Washington Dance Group, Helen Reddy, Chris Calloway, Nicholas Brothers, Warner Brothers, Columbia Talent Management, Paul Kennedy Dance Studio, Viewpoint School, and many others. Television/Film appearances "Castle, Close To Home" - CBS "20 Great Years" - NBC Pilot "Desperate Housewives" "Boston Legal" "Two And A Half Men" Musical Theater Glik has also perfomed in and/and or arranged music for many musical theater productions - As You Like It, Oliver, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, Leader Of The Pack, West Side Story, Pippin, Into The Woods, Barry Moses' Bar Mitzvah, You're A Good Man Charlie Brown, Forever Plaid, Lady Day At Emerson's Bar And Grill, and more. In 2007, one of Glik's collaborations, "As They Like It", was produced at the Barnsdell Theater in Hollywood. 2010 saw the premiere of yet another new musical, "Whiskey Flats: How The West Was Fun" in New Bern, North Carolina.  In addition, Glik has been Musical Director for various productions by Lehman Engel Music Theater Group, Mulholland Tennis Club, and more. Glik has a diploma from Peabody Institute of Music  and studied with the late Louis Shub (piano), Gunther Schuller, the late Louis Cheslock, and others. Glik also lists the late composer Henry Nemo and Tap Dancer Leonard Reed as mentors.