Originally from St. Louis, Missouri, Christopher Poetz is currently based in Los Angeles, California. He began to experiment with music and sound in high school theater. It was there that he began to understand how music could be used to enhance the emotional context of each scene.
After high school, he decided to pursue music and film, first at the music conservatory of Webster University in St. Louis where he studied composition and broadened his musical language. And then due to the encouragement of his professors he relocated to study film music at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.