Christopher Raymond is a highly acclaimed composer, lyricist and music director. He has won an NAACP, BroadwayWorld and Stage Raw Award. Raymond proudly serves as Music and Choir Director for Valley Outreach Synagogue in Calabasas, California.
Some of Raymond’s credits include co-writing the theme song for the show, Troy (which opened at the 80,000 seat Beijing National Stadium in July, 2017). The theme song was performed by Jackie Evancho and co-written with Tyler Bates (composer for Guardians of the Galaxy) and Sebastian Cano-Besquet. In 2020, Raymond composed the Score for the Horror-Comedy Podcast, The Haunting of Haunted House (Produced/Directed by Michael Wormser). Raymond co-composed the music for the Award-Winning Documentary, Breaking Bread (distributed by Cohen Media Group).
Christopher Raymond wrote the book, music and lyrics for Scarlet Letter: The Musical (based on Nathaniel Hawthorne’s novel). Scarlet Letter had a successful workshop production at the Greenway Court Theatre (Hollywood) in 2018.
Raymond was Music Director/Composer for the 27th and 28th Annual Ovation Awards in Los Angeles. The ceremonies were held at the Ahmanson Theatre and The Theatre at Ace Hotel. Raymond also Music Directed the 50th Anniversary of the LA Drama Critics Circle Awards at the Pasadena Playhouse.
Raymond co-produced and musically directed DOMA Theatre’s 2015 Los Angeles Revival of Green Day’s musical, American Idiot (which won 5 Broadway World Awards including “Best Musical” and “Best Musical Direction”). He also musically directed and conducted DOMA’s production of Dreamgirls (which was awarded “Best Musical” at the LA Drama Critics Circle Awards and at the LA Weekly Awards).
When Christopher Raymond was 17 years old, he played in the band for Jason Robert Brown’s “13 The Musical” on Broadway.