Chris Carter

Chris Carter recently took charge of the WEA Reading Music programme after a career in broadcasting, arts administration, Public Relations and corporate training. He holds a Masters in Linguistics from Leeds University, and now teaches English language and communication techniques at executive level. His enthusiasm for music and the importance of creating paths into its appreciation was shaped by his father, Founder of the BBC Television Gramophone Library. In the 1970s, he produced a classical music radio show when working in the Middle East. Married with two children, he lives in Reading, but has a house in France and family in Russia.