Chad has studied guitar with Stanly Yates, music technology and guitar with Stephen Webber, piano with Ray Santisi and the late Dean Earl, film scoring with Eric Reasoner, and voice with Dr. Thomas King. He has recorded with guitarist John Martin.
- Chad plays a Takamine acoustic guitar
- Plays a custom built electric guitar (Gibson body, Fender pickups)
- Plays a Gibson mandolin
- Uses Ernie Ball strings
- Licensed FCC Radio Operator