DJ Chris Poynter is Victoria's most popular and well-reviewed wedding DJ, and for good reason: Over his last 20+ years as a professional mobile entertainer, Chris has completely redefined what it means to be a wedding DJ, offering an experience that puts him in a league of his own. Contact him for more information, including pricing and an up-to-date availability calendar.
Energetic, engaging, and experienced, with an unparalleled attention to detail. A limitless love for music. A friendly, laid-back; yet prompt and professional demeanour. Rest assured that when you hire DJ Chris Poynter for your wedding reception, you and your guests will enjoy the most incredible dancing experience possible! A sound system tailored to your venue, wireless handheld mic for your MC and speeches, and customizable dance floor lighting catered to your tastes are always included.
DJ Chris Poynter has a background in theatrical audio production, so your ceremony music cues are the last thing you will need to worry about! Chris will work closely with you and your planner to ensure that everything is timed perfectly for all the key moments. Whether you just need music while you walk down the aisle, or you require a fully-mic'd ceremony for 300 guests on a beach without power, DJ Chris Poynter has the equipment and expertise to make it happen.
DJ Chris Poynter has also performed at hundreds of events including school dances, corporate events, holiday parties, and more. His corporate clients have included the likes of the Fairmont Empress Hotel, Craftsman Collision, UNIFOR333, Victoria Police, Saanich Fire, Beach House Restaurant, Foster Air, BMO, HBC, RBC, Rotary Club of Victoria, Canadian Tire Jumpstart, Lululemon, TourismBC, MAXIMUS Canada, and the Goodlife Fitness Victoria Marathon.
Country, hip hop, electronic, jazz, oldies, pop, soul/R&B, rock, international, top 40
MC, consultation, do-not-play list, liability insurance, one event per day
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Christopher Poynter is a professional wedding and event DJ, musician elementary school music teacher, outdoor enthusiast, husband and dad, in Victoria, BC, Canada.
Victoria DJ Chris Poynter has been mixing music professionally for 15 years, as of January 2018. Due to high demand, he mostly DJs weddings and corporate events, but is no stranger to school dances, fundraisers, special events, house-parties, and the occasional bar and nightclub.
Not the kind of person to just crank up the music and say "sounds good enough," Christopher also prides himself in having a great deal of experience as a live sound technician and recording engineer.
As well as running sound for numerous small acts, he worked at the Chief Sepass Performing Arts Theatre in Langley for five years, and later as a part-time radio host for two years at CFUV 101.9 FM in Victoria.
During his time at CFUV, he also enhanced his skill set by completing the course MUS 306: Sound Recording Techniques at the University of Victoria.
As well as being a professional DJ, Christopher Poynter has also worked as an elementary school music specialist in the Sooke School District since 2012.
Christopher completed his Bachelor of Education (Elementary) Degree at the University of Victoria. Prior to that, he studied Humanities for one year at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, and Jazz Studies (Trumpet & Piano) for two years at Capilano Univerisity.
Christopher had a rich musical upbringing, having attended Langley Fine Arts School from Grade 1-12 and majoring in music as a high school student. He also studied trumpet and piano privately for several years during this time.
Because of his experiences, fine arts education is a key part of Christopher's teaching pedagogy.
Christopher believes that a successful integration of the fine arts is crucial for students’ creative and expressive development, and that integrating the fine arts can provide a stimulating and aesthetic atmosphere in the school, which contributes positively to the whole learning experience.
Christopher also believes that incorporating the fine arts teaches cultural awareness, self-confidence, problem solving, cooperation, and gives students the means and motivation to express their emotions.
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2945 Jacklin Rd V9B 5E3 Victoria (British Columbia)