Producer Chris Young - WELCOME
Chris Young is one of the most influential and innovative talents in the music industry today. A graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy alongside Josh Groban and Jewel, he went on to tour extensively as a trumpet player with Guns n' Roses, Elton John, James Brown, Stevie Wonder, and The Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Young's insatiable love of music pushed him to study music production, songwriting and engineering, taking it to a professional level by the age of 19. After signing a major publishing deal with EMI, he went on to sign with Ultra International Music Publishing, while continuously landing with tracks on Billboard Dance Charts. Chris’ music (both production and orchestral compositions) have been placed on network television, films for major motion picture companies, and advertising campaigns for numerous Fortune 500 companies.
In addition to working with entertainment companies and established talent, Chris true passion lies within discovering new, unheard performers, and helping them to realize their goals and launch their careers. His discoveries have made it onto National Radio and Billboard Charts, and have been selected as finalists on American Idol, The Voice, and X-factor.
In 2010, Chris Young became an esteemed member of the Academy of Recording Science's producer' and engineers wing. He is an accredited voter for the Grammy Awards and an advocate for the rights of musicians and recording artists all over the world. Young has also dedicated his life to sharing his knowledge of the industry and helping those in need. He has worked regularly with charitable organizations such as Ronald McDonald House, The Friendship Circle and the Special Olympics.