D.M.A., University of Minnesota at the Twin Cities, Conducting
Director of Choral Activities and Associate Professor Christopher Owen earned his Doctor of Musical Arts in conducting; specializing in choral, symphonic, and wind ensembles from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.
After graduating from the University of Minnesota, Owen served as interim associate director of choral activities where he directed choirs and taught in the music education department. His research interests include the choral music of Jeffrey Van, the mentoring of induction phase music teachers, and interdisciplinary studies in K-12 educational settings, specifically the connection between music performance and visual art creation.
He has conducted the Minnesota Chorale and the Minnesota Oratorio Society in concert, and has coached the professional men's vocal ensemble, CANTUS, in addition to being an active adjudicator and clinician.
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Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
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