Sunday, November 3, 2019 * 3:00pm
Blues Currents Event, Featuring David Bromberg

Cultural Crossroads Series Program
The Music School of Delaware, Wilmington Branch
4101 Washington Street. 

Wilmington, Delaware


The Music School is pleased to collaborate with the much celebrated David Bromberg, in this survey of a classic American musical form.  Learn about the sweeping influence of blues on a variety of genres, through renderings of traditional folk songs, New Orleans style jazz, blues rock and more. Write lyrics and help sing along with an original blues song, conceived onstage right before your eyes.  Chris will play banjo with the Tidewater Brass Band and perform with his Second Opinion bandmate, Paul Boris, in a lecture-demo given by David Bromberg.


Tickets: $10 adults, $5 seniors/students.  For more information, please contact The Music School of Delaware’s Wilmington branch at 302.762.1132 or visit the school's website.



Friday, October 4, 2019 * 6:00pm
Second Opinion

Tilton Award Dinner

Tilton Mansion/University and Whist Club

805 N. Broom Street

Wilmington, Delaware


Chris and Paul are honored to provide music for this award ceremony honoring Nicholas J. Petrelli, M.D. FACS, held at the historic Tilton Mansion.  Guest speakers will include Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long and U.S. Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester.


Please contact the University and Whist Club for tickets and information.



Sunday, September 21, 2019 * 4:00pm
Chris Braddock solo

Yoga Wine and Cheese in the Garden

Winterthur museum and Garden
5105 Kennett Pike
Winterthur, Delaware


A casual affair celebrating Wellness at Winterthur!  Enjoy an invigorating yet peaceful yoga session accompanied by live music.  Chris will provide music from 4-5pm (event runs until 6pm) on the rarely experienced sitar-guitar.


Attendees are invited to stay and picnic along the bucolic Clenny Run. Food and wine is BYOB. Dress for the weather and bring a yoga mat. While a few tables, chairs, and blankets will be available, you are welcome to bring your own blankets and chairs for the picnic following the yoga class.


Members free. Members may bring a friend. Limited capacity. Reservations recommended. Call 302.388.4600 to reserve your spot today!



Friday, September 6, 2019 * 6:00pm
The Nearly Valentines

Campground Performance Art Series
Lums Pond State Park
3355 Red Lion Road (campground entrance)
Bear, Delaware


Join Jeanmarie and Chris for a fun and engaging summer evening, as they present a varied program of original and established repertoire for violin and voice, accompanied by classical and 12-string guitars, dobro, mandolin and more. You will hear everything from modern bluegrass and New Orleans-style jazz to Greek and Celtic folksongs, as well as original compositions that fuse classical, world and other elements.


Concert is free, with $4 in state/$8 out of state park admission.  Please contact Chris for more information.  Click here for the park's website.  Use campground entrance as listed above.



Saturday, August 17, 2019 * 6:00pm

The Nearly Valentines

Summer Music with Friends Concert Series

Centre Friends Meeting

Center Meeting Road

Wilmington, Delaware


Join Jeanmarie and Chris for a fun and engaging summer evening, as they present a varied program of original and established repertoire for violin and voice, accompanied by classical and 12-string guitars, dobro, mandolin and more. You will hear everything from modern bluegrass and New Orleans-style jazz to Greek and Celtic folksongs, as well as original compositions that fuse classical, world and other elements.


Free admission.  Please contact Chris for more information.




Sat, May 11 & Sun, May 12, 2019 * 12:00-3:00pm
Chris Braddock & Dan Graper

Mother's Day Weekend at Longwood
Longwood Gardens
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania


Chris and Dan are very pleased to return to Longwood for their fourth Mother's Day Weekend. Featuring a wide variety of music for two guitars and mandolin, performed in the beautiful conservatory building. 

Event is included with standard Longwood Gardens admission.  Please visit the Longwood website for more information.


Friday, April 26, 2019 * 7:00pm

Mosaic String Duo

The Biggs Museum of American Art

406 Federal St

Dover, Delaware


Chris and Doug will perform a program  highlighting the diversity of American cultures, as reflected in the Biggs’ exhibit “Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America.” The performance will take place amidst the exhibit and will build a bridge between the musical and visual arts of our nation.  This performance is presented in partnership with The Music School of Delaware.


Tickets: $10 adults, $8 seniors, $0 students. Pre-registration is required by April 19th. Doors will open at 6:30 pm.  For more information, please contact the Biggs Museum at 302.674.2711 or click here to visit the museum's website.



Sunday, April 7, 2019 * 3:00pm

Chris Braddock & Music School Faculty

Cultural Crossroads Series Program

The Music School of Delaware, Wilmington Branch
4101 Washington Street.  Wilmington, Delaware


In this 50th anniversary year of the iconic Woodstock Music & Art Fair, come listen to Music School faculty and special guests as they recreate the performance sets of great artists from the original event, including those of The Who, Joan Baez, Ravi Shankar, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Sly & The Famil Stone, and more.  Enjoy additional activities, including a group guitar/ukulele lesson and a tie-dye workshop. 

Tickets: $10 adults, $5 seniors/students.  For more information, please contact The Music School of Delaware’s Wilmington branch at 302.762.1132 or visit the school's website.


Sunday, February 10, 2019 * 3:00pm
Second Opinion

Studio Department Faculty Concert
The Music School of Delaware, Wilmington Branch
4101 Washington Street.  Wilmington, Delaware


This concert, coordinated by Chris, highlights the wide-ranging abilities and musical passions of The Music School's instructors (and special guests) in the fields of folk, rock and jazz.  It promises to be full of energy, surprises and originality.  Besides Paul and Chris, the concert will feature Mark Unruh, Gerard Theiler, Vince Lardear, Skip Rohrich, Marty Lassman and Richard Myers.

Tickets: $10 adults, $5 Seniors/students.  For more information, please contact The Music School of Delaware’s Wilmington branch at 302.762.1132 or visit the school's website.


Saturday, February 2, 2019 * 7:30pm
Mosaic String Duo

Mispillion Café Winter Salon Concert
The Music School of Delaware, Milford Branch
23 N. Walnut Street.  Milford, Delaware


Chris and Doug proudly  present works from their Dead Reckoning CD, as well as several new pieces, written for classical, flamenco and 12-string guitars, as well as mandolin and oud.

Tickets: $20 adults, $15 seniors, $5 students.  For more information, please contact The Music School of Delaware’s Milford branch at 302.422.2043 or visit the school's website.


Sunday, November 11, 2018 * 3:00pm

Chris Braddock with Gerard Theiler & Mark Unruh

Cultural Crossroads Series Program

The Music School of Delaware, Wilmington Branch

4101 Washington Street.  Wilmington, Delaware


Join us for a cultural retrospective on a turbulent decade.  Music School faculty and guests will present music of Bela Bartok and Samuel Barber, as well as acoustic folk music of the depression era. Learn to make chocolate chip cookies – invented in 1938 – using the original recipe.  Enjoy an art lesson on Art Deco and Art Moderne styles, and revel in the sounds of an authentic big band.


Tickets: $10 adults, $5 seniors/students.  For more information, please contact The Music School of Delaware’s Wilmington branch at 302.762.1132 or visit the school's website.



Tuesday, October 23, 2018 * 7:30pm

Pegasus Trio

Music Masters Faculty Concert
The Music School of Delaware, Milford Branch
23 N. Walnut Street.  Milford, Delaware


Pegasus specializes in classic chamber works and folk music from many countries, as well as Chris' original compositions.  Jeanmarie, Mindy and Chris are pleased to be included on the Fall's first faculty concert at the Music School of Delaware's Milford branch. 

Free admission.  Please contact the Music School of Delaware at 302.422.2043 for more information. 



Wednesday, October 10, 2018 * 6:00pm

Mosaic String Duo in Concert

Kent County Public Library
497 S. Red Haven Lane.  Dover, Delaware


Chris  and Doug will perform a concert of all-original music, written for classical, flamenco and 12-string guitars, as well as mandolin and oud.  This event is presented by the Kent County Public Library in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month.


Free admission.  Please contact Kent County Public Library at 302.744.1919 for more information. 



Saturday, May 19, 2018 * 7:00pm

Second Opinion in Concert

Lower Brandywine Presbyterian Church
101 Old Kennett Road.  Wilmington, Delaware


Chris and Paul will perform original duets for electric piano and guitar, combining elements of jazz, rock, and world music into a musical blend that is at once uniquely provocative and listenable. 


Free admission.  Please contact Lower Brandywine Presbyterian Church at 302.658.2326 for admission information. 



Sat, May 12 & Sun, May 13, 2018 * 12:00-3:00pm
Chris Braddock & Dan Graper

Mother's Day Weekend at Longwood

Longwood Gardens
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania


Chris and Dan return to Longwood for their third Mother's Day Weekend. 
Featuring a wide  variety of music for two guitars, performed in the beautiful conservatory building. 


Event is included with standard Longwood Gardens admission.  Please visit the Longwood website for more information.



Sunday, March 11, 2018 * 2:00pm
Mélomanie in Concert

Wilmington Series

The Delaware Contemporary
200 S Madison St, Wilmington, Delaware


Concert includes the premiere of Chris' fifth piece for Mélomanie -  Hooks and Crooks, as well as Pluck, his 2009 harpsichord and mandolin duet.  Also featuring works by Marais, Couperin, Schaffrath, and Haubenstock-Ramati.

Tickets $25 • $15 Contemporary members & students 16 & older • youth to age 15 free. Purchase at melomanie.org • reserve at 302.764.6338 • purchase at door cash/check/credit.



Sunday, January 21, 2018 * 3:00pm
Mosaic String Duo with the Wilmington Community Orchestra

Mediterranean Vistas Concert

The Music School of Delaware.  4101 Washington St.  Wilmington, Delaware


Chris and his Mosaic String Duo partner, Doug Seth, perform with the WCO in their orchestral arrangement of Mudéjar, one of the pieces from their Dead Reckoning CD.  Chris will also play guitar with the orchestra in a movement from Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco's famous concerto.  The concert will also feature music by Bizet, Chabrier and Respighi.


Tickets: $10 adults, $5 seniors/students.  For more information, please contact The Music School of Delaware’s Wilmington branch at 302.762.1132 or visit the school's website.



Friday, November 24, 2017 * 9:30pm

Cornbread 5

Club Performance

The Nomad Bar.  905 North Orange St.  Wilmington, Delaware

Chris Looks forward to playing guitar this evening with Cornbread 5, an offshoot of the popular Philadelphia jazz group, Hoppin' John Orchestra.  This band specializes in the Dixieland style of jazz from the 1920s. 

Free admission.  For more information, please contact the Nomad Bar at  302.547.1912.



Sunday, November 19, 2017 * 3:00pm
Pegasus Trio

Cultural Crossroads Program

The Music School of Delaware.  4101 Washington St.  Wilmington, Delaware

This multi-faceted event will feature highly interactive performances of sea shanties and country dances (accompanied by Pegasus Trio), as well as fife and drum music by the 1st Delaware Regiment and presentations by the Chadds Ford Historical Society on 18th century chocolate making and Revolutionary War spycraft.


Tickets: $10 adults, $5 seniors/students.  For more information, please contact The Music School of Delaware’s Wilmington branch at 302.762.1132 or visit the school's website.



Thursday, October 19, 2017 * 6:30pm
Pegasus Trio

Third Thursday Event

Mispillion Art League.  5 North Walnut St.  Milford, Delaware

Chris, Jeanmarie and Mindy are pleased to return to Mispillion this year! Recital highlights will include Cuban Sketches by José Manuel Lezcano, a set of Greek folk songs, Chris’ Scottish-themed composition called The Hill Trow Prologues, and Make a Hawk a Dove, Stop a War with Love, which is a medley of TV themes celebrating several TV heroines of the 1960s and ‘70s.

Free admission. For more information, please contact the Mispillion Art League at 302.430.7646 or info@mispillionarts.org.



Tuesday, October 17, 2017 * 7:00pm

Second Opinion Jazz Duo

Music School of Delaware Music Masters Faculty Concert

Avenue United Methodist Church. 20 North Church St. Milford, DE

Paul and Chris will perform a short set of original pieces, as well as music of Delaware’s most illustrious jazz figure, Clifford Brown. 

Free admission. For more information, please contact The Music School of Delaware’s Milford branch at 302.422.2043.











































































Performance Calendar

Chris performs both as a soloist and as a member of several ensembles throughout the Brandywine Valley region. Check out the schedule below to find out where you’ll catch him next.