Chris Buckpitt joins the Music Academy following a long career with Brooks Institute, where he held multiple posts during a 16 year span with the organization. Mr. Buckpitt is also a very proud graduate of Brooks Institute. Chris Buckpitt began his employment there as a student employee assisting his mentor in all aspects of the classes he instructed. Other positions followed upon graduation, when Mr. Buckpitt was hired full time as an Assistant Studio Manager, followed by Facility Manager of the Historic Lyon building, and finally as Ventura Facility Manager and Equipment Checkout Manager.