Chris Colquhoun


A true L.A. native, Chris Colquhoun has always been drawn to music and performance. He plays piano and electronic keyboards, drums and hand percussion, and acoustic guitar. He began singing professionally when he joined the California Boy's Choir at age 11. He was involved in shows all over California, including numerous opera performances at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion conducted by Zubin Mehta.
His love of music, rhythm and movement has also lead him to involvement in various folk and Morris dance troupes, ballroom dancing, belly dance performance and improvisational theatre.
Chris joined Soul Dogs in 1999, drawn by the band's eclectic sound and upbeat message. He greatly enjoys collaborating with this talented group of musicians to create, hone and perform music that moves people body and soul.
When not on stage with Soul Dogs, Chris creates mechanical special effects, props and costumes for film, television and stage at Applied Effects in Culver City, CA( He also enjoys working behind the scenes in other ways, organizing and MCing large-scale parties and entertainment events, in which he likes to find the bands/performers, design the lighting and mix the sound (http:/
With all of his spare time you can find him working with computers and web design, snowboarding, SCUBA diving, rock climbing, eating sushi and enjoying sci-fi and fantasy books and films.