After studying music and German literature at Lewis & Clark College, Christopher Roberts moved to Germany and started composing and songwriting. Christopher Roberts adopted a style that combined pop, jazz, and classical training and wrote and produced music for German television and film programs.
Usually production music writers have a decently equipped home recording studio with the ability to compose music that can be sold and licensed to TV networks or advertising agencies. Agencies have a constant need for music of all kinds to go along with TV and radio commercials, so they are always looking for fresh tunes in production music libraries.
After writing a musical score, a successful music composer must be able to record and mix it. Most agencies require broadcast-quality deliverables of a specified length and in a particular format. Although a formal education in music often proves helpful in this profession, music production writers just need the three basic abilities of writing, recording, and mixing music well.
Navigating an illustrious career through a tumultuous period in the music industry, Christopher Roberts provided visionary leadership for the world’s largest recording company.