Chris Rider

Chris is a learning disabled musician, DJ and music leader who has worked with Carousel since 2002. He is a founding member of Beat Express, with whom he has played numerous shows around the UK and Ireland. In addition to his drumming, Chris regularly tutors on Carousel music projects and works alongside our team as a stage technician at The Rock House and Blue Camel Club (where he regularly DJs using his moniker РMonkey Boy).
Chris passed his Arts Award Discover and Explore Advisor training in 2017. He has worked as part of a team of Carousel leaders to support over 50 Arts Awards Discover In A Day being completed as part of the Oska Bright Film Festival in November 2017.