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Guest Name
Chris Boardman
Chris Boardman
Guest Occupation
Multi-Award Winning Film Composer, Arranger, Orchestrator, Producer, Educator, Entrepreneur, Mental Wellness Advocate, Recording Artist, Songwriter
Guest Biography

Beginning his career in the film, television and recording industry in 1974, Chris
Boardman has consistently worked at the top echelon of the entertainment industry. He
has received an Academy Award nomination for “The Color Purple”, 6 Emmy Awards, 13
Emmy nominations, ASCAP and BMI film awards and multiple platinum records for his
work with such iconic artists as Quincy Jones, David Foster, Steven Speilberg, Julie
Andrews, Shirley MacLaine, Barbara Streisand, Marvin Hamlisch and Josh Groban.

Well known in Hollywood circles as one of a handful of musicians who can write
anything, Boardman’s credits span both industry and genre. Whether it be conducting
David Foster’s “World Children’s Day” for television, composing the 70’s inspired score for
Mel Gibson’s “Payback”, arranging period dance music for “Swing Kids” and “Meet Joe
Black”, orchestrating Anthony Newley’s “Chaplin” for Broadway or leasing and producing
solo recordings as an artist, Boardman embraces these challenges with characteristic
integrity and passion. He is one of the most uniquely versatile and highly respected
musicians in the industry.

In May 2018 Boardman finished a six year stint as the Director of the Media Writing
and Production program at the acclaimed Frost School of Music at The University of
Miami. Boardman was twice nominated for “Mentor Of The Year” honors by The Graduate
School of the University of Miami. Continuing his commitment to sharing his expertise
Boardman has launched an online education company to continue impacting the lives of
those desirous of pursuing a career in the music industry.

Always looking for new challenges, Boardman founded a successful social media
content consulting practice in 2010 and is at the forefront of the fast-moving online media
space. His current project include bringing his talents and expertise to bear to create and
promote music as therapy for those suffering from anxiety and depression. “The Missing
Link” project uses the power of music, breath and movement to counteract the onset of
symptoms related to anxiety and depression. The Missing Link is due to launch in 2025.