A native of Rockford, Illinois, Chad graduated high school at the age of 15 and moved to New York City. There, he became the organist for Radio City Music Hall and rehearsal pianist for the Rockettes, a position that earned him a listing in ‘Ripley's “Believe It Or Not!”’ as the youngest musician to ever work full time on Broadway. He also was the pianist for various Broadway shows including “A Chorus Line”, “Shenandoah” and “The Act”. Subsequently he moved to Boston to attend the New England Conservatory of Music, where he received a Masters Degree in Composition under Malcolm Peyton. He also worked as music director for Marriott's Great America theme park in Gurnee, Illinois.
Chad‘s numerous choral arrangements have been performed and recorded by many choruses nationally and internationally. Currently he is the Assistant Music Director and accompanist for the Boston Gay Mens Chorus, he works in the choral department of Wellesley High School and is the Minister of Music at the First Congregational Church in Hanover, MA.
In addition to his music credits, Chad is a registered black belt in Tae Kwon Do and runs numerous races and marathons. Chad thanks his partner David Slaga for his support, friendship and love.