Christopher Norby is a composer from Derry, Northern Ireland. He has been working on a professional freelance basis since 2007 as a composer of concert music, theatre music and videogame music. In 2011 he completed a PhD in composition through the University of Ulster. In terms of classical concert music and theatre collaboration he has been commissioned by some of the worlds leading organisations and performing groups, including BBC Radio 3 (Ulster Orchestra), Vanbrugh Quartet, Brodsky Quartet, Concorde, NI Opera, Echo Echo Dance Theatre and the Verbal Arts Centre. His music has been performed across Ireland and the UK, Europe, Japan and the USA. He has produced original scores for numerous apps and games on iOS and android. He was a founding member of AnNua Productions – a collaborative theatre company in Ireland which continues to produce new theatrical productions.
He is currently based in Tempe, Arizona, where he continues to produce theatrical works, concert music, video game scores and music for film and media. He serves as a Faculty Assistant at Arizona State University where he teaches composing for film and media.