1st Place Soprano - Larissa Gaulke
2nd Place Alto - Cas Depoister
1st Place Small Men's Ensemble
2nd Place Mixed Ensemble
1st Place Small Women's Ensemble
At the WMEA Mountain Region Contest.
Congratulations to Sam Rios, Larissa Gaulke, Jon Depoister and Cas Depoister for taking the leads in their school musical!
Congratulations to Larrisa Gaulke for making the 2019 All Northwest choir!!!
Congratulations to Tobe Madakor, Sam Rios, Jon DePoister, and Jonathan McDonald for making the 2019 ALL STATE choir!
Congratulations to Theo Perlin, Levi Sprung, and Patrick Gamble on making it into The Onions and Jazz Choir 2 at Seattle Academy!!!
Congratulations to Nikolaus Pate, Kehanu Tuiasosopo, Joseph Moore, and Carson Ewing on their acceptance to Central Washington University!!!
Congratulations to Leland Johnson on being there newest member of Opus 7!!!
Come hear Mezzo Soprano Esther Poindexter at the Kirkland Choral Society's upcoming concert about love!
Congratulations to all 30+ students taking part in 3 recitals tonight at Spanaway Lake High School! You did a wonderful job!
A very special thanks, to accompanists Mike Hoye, Dina Franz, Brett Gaulke, and Coni Liljengren, and to Sara Forte's, Melanie Stevens, and Barney Crouse for their great feedback!
Congratulations to the Ballard High School Men's Ensemble on taking first place in their regional contest! I can't wait to work with you again!
Congratulations to former student Gabe Zuniga on placing as 1st Alternate in his Regional High School Contest!
Congratulations to Pelesasa Tiapula, Kehanu Tuiasosopop, Sean Levesque, and Tracey Poore for making the 2017-2018 All State Choir!
The boys will enjoy a great weekend of music making with some of the best young musicians in the state. Congratulations on all your hard work!
Congratulations to all the Singers who took part in the Seattle Sings Festival!
Chris' students performed in Sine Nomine, Redmond Chorale, Seattle Bach Choir, Kirkland Choral Society, the Seattle Choral Company and many other groups. 35 choirs in 3 days. Congrats to all who took part!
Congratulations to Michelle Ward and Amy Eland!
Congratualtions to Michele Ward and Amy Eland on successful auditions the new Redmond Chorale Small Ensemble! We look forward to hearing this exciting new group!
Chris returns for his 8th year at Spanaway Lake High School!
Chris is excited to return to Spanaway Lake High School for his 8th year! In those 8 years, we've had 2 State Champions, multiple 2nd and 3rd placings at State, and over 30 regional placings. Go Spartans!!
Chris joins the teachers at The Music Haven in Redmond.
Chris is excited to announce he's joined the teachers at The Music Haven in Redmond. Lessons are available on Sundays, and the space is accessible. Look for more information here, and to sign up for lessons!
Gabriel Zuniga lands the lead in Beauty and the Beast!
Congratualtions to student Gabe Zuniga for landing the lead in Kid Stage's production of Beauty and the Beast! Check out the link below for more. We're sure you'll make them ROAR!!! ;)
First in State!!!!!
Congratulations to the Spanaway Lake High School Men's Ensemble (made up of 15 of Chris' students!) for winning 1st Place at this year's WMEA State Solo and Ensemble Contest!
Congratulations to Elijah Umipeg for taking Third Place in the tenor category at the State Solo and Ensemble Contest!
Congratulations Gabe Zuniga for landing the lead in the Village Theater's production of The Lion King Jr!
Congratulations to Jordan Lyons and Tyler Matthews on acceptance into the Music Program at Central Washington University!
Chris' students win big at the 2017 Regional Vocal Contest!
1st Place Soprano
1st Place Bass
2nd Place Tenor
2nd Place Baritone
2nd Place Bass
1st Place Small Men's Ensemble*
1st Place Large Men's Ensemble**
3rd Place Small Men's Ensemble*
3rd Place Small Mixed Ensemble**
1st Place Large Mixed Ensemble**
*Made up entirely of Chris' students.
**Made up predominantly of Chris' students.
Chris' students sing in:
The Compline Choir - St Mark's
Seattle Opera Chorus
Seattle Men's Chorus
Seattle Women's Chorus
Seattle Choral Company
Seattle Pro Musica
Choral Union - PLU
Sine Nomine - Early Music Guild
Seattle Peace Choir
Illumni Men's Chorale
The Seattle Bach Choir
Seattle 1st Baptist Sanctuary Choir
The Firelight Chorale
Second Story Repertory Theater
And appear on many of the finest musical theater stages in the area!