Dr. Christopher H. Harris, native of Fort Worth, Texas, is a music educator, conductor, performer, and choral composer. In August 2017, Harris joined the faculty at Arkansas Tech University as the Director of Choral Activities and Assistant Professor of Music. He conducts the ATU Choral Artists, University Singers, and University Men’s and Women’s Choruses, and teaches courses in Choral Methods, Choral Conducting, and Choral Arranging. He received his PhD in Choral Music Education from Florida State University, his Master’s in Choral Conducting from Ithaca College, and his Bachelor’s in Music Education from Texas Southern University. Prior to entering graduate school, Harris enjoyed several years of successful public school teaching in Houston, Texas. Dr. Harris is quite active as a clinician, adjudicator, and presenter, having presented numerous sessions at state and regional conventions in Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana, and Hawaii. His compositions have been performed internationally by mixed, men’s, and treble choirs of varied ages and abilities. Most recently Harris was honored through the selection of his music for performance by the 2018 Texas All-State Mixed Choir, the 2018 Southwest American Choral Directors Association Men’s Honor Choir, the 2018 Arkansas Intercollegiate Choir, and the 2019 Arkansas All-State Mixed Choir and New York All-State Mixed Choir. Choirs under the direction of Christopher Harris have received high honors and recognition. The ATU Choral Artists will performed with Arkansas Baroque Music, Inc. in October 2019, as an invited choir at the National Collegiate Choral Organization Conference in November 2019, and will perform as the invited collegiate honor choir at the Arkansas All-State Music Conference in February 2020. The Arkansas Tech University Singers will perform at Carnegie Hall in May 2020.