Missouri Arts Council Touring Performer 

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Chris Stephens is a multi-instrumentalist musician that performs a variety of traditional music styles on a collection of historic instruments from Asia, India, and the Middle East, as well as bluegrass banjo. Dedicated to learning the authentic styles of music from each of these regions, Chris' performances are testament to the claim that music is the global language.


Invite Chris to perform for you!

Email Booking@WorldMusician.co 

This unique musical experience is perfect for many social and cultural gatherings including:

Concerts     Festivals     University Events     Workshops     Music School Lessons     Museum Events     Weddings     Cultural Holidays    Library Events     House Concerts      Nursing Home Events     Cultural Demonstrations      Historic Displays     Studio Sessions     Collaborations

Grant Funding available for school assemblies!

Bring the wonder of world music to your school with an interactive workshop and concert! Students can learn about the history and culture around these important historic musical instruments. 

More information on school program grant funding through the Missouri Arts Council available here -> MAC School Funding

Hire Chris for instrument help and lessons!

$50 per hour (plus standard .65¢/mile travel fee) 

Pay Online or in person via cash or check!

Pay with Venmo Pay (click here ->) Venmo/u/WorldMusician 

with Paypal (click here->)  Paypal.me/silkroadlutes


Live @ St. Paul's Chapel NYC

Live @ Greenkill Artist Studio NY

Live @ University of Missouri

Live @ STL Festival of Nations

Sitar (India)

Oud (Egypt)

Tar (Iran)

Pipa (China)

Shamisen (Japan)

Baglama (Turkey)

Banjo (USA)

Interviews & Podcasts

Kaushiki Music Podcast

Music Matters Podcast

Brooklyn Raga Massive


 "Very Talented!"    

  -NYC Multi-Cultural Festival  

 "Wonderful Musician, Amazing Instruments"

-US China Music Institute

 "A Great Performer 

-Center for Humanities in Medicine

"Fantastic and Educational  

-Columbia University Manhattan