Chris Houston is a pianist, composer, producer, and sound designer. He performs and records as Implied Music. He is the veteran of decades of solo and ensemble performances as pianist, guitarist, and music director in jazz, rock, traditional, and classical styles. He teaches piano and composition privately and has lectured on music at Boston Ballet and San Francisco State University.

Chris has written and recorded music for picture and stage for more than forty years. He has numerous credits for theater composition and sound design in the San Francisco Bay Area, New York, and nationally. Chris has scored feature and documentary films. He has developed library music for PBS television and NPR radio. He is the recipient of seven ASCAP Plus awards, five Bay Area Theatre Critics’ Circle Awards for composition and sound design, as well as the Arty award for sound design.