Christopher Fox (b. 1975) is an American composer, conductor, and educator who teaches and resides in Howard County, MD. Mr. Fox is an active guest conductor for honors choirs throughout the region and regularly presents workshops to music educators. He has been praised for his ability to connect with students of all ages, his innovative approaches to the changing male voice, and his sight-reading techniques. He has twice been awarded “Teacher of the Year” while teaching across all music disciplines (K-12) and served for eight years as adjunct faculty for the University of Mary Washington Theatre Department.
Recently hailed as “a new, bright star in the sky of choral arranging for children,” (Crocker) his compositions are published internationally with Santa Barbara, Alfred Music, and Hal Leonard. He has been awarded multiple J.W. Pepper “Editor’s Choice” awards and has been commissioned by organizations including ACDA All-Virginia MS Treble Choir, the Virginia Organization of Kodály Educators, Fairfax Choral Society, Penn State University, Central PA/ACDA’s Boyz Noyz, All Children’s Chorus of Annapolis, and several Virginia District Honors Choruses.
Mr. Fox received his Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and his Master’s in Education from The University of Loyola, Baltimore where he received his Kodály certification from The American Kodály Institute.
In his free time, Mr. Fox enjoys traveling with his wife, Stephanie, and his children, Lily and Porter.