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TEDxDirigo: RISE State Theatre, Portland, Maine

Embrace Joy

  • 2013
  • Arts & Culture

Chas Lester is a beatboxer, singer, drummer/percussionist, and arranger, and has been a professional musician in New England for thirteen years . He is an instructor and coordinator for The Maine Academy of Modern Music and through which has partnered with Learning Works, Breakwater Middle, Spurwink and others. Chas has a sincere interest in using music as vehicle for joy, education and human connection. He’s a member of several musical groups in the Portland area, The Fogcutters, Sorcha and the Clearing, and the Pete Miller Band to name a few. Chas has a BA in Jazz and Contemporary Vocal Performance from The University of Maine at Augusta.