Christopher Griffin is a private horn instructor and a freelance musician in the Charlotte area. He is adjunct instructor of horn at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and Wingate University where he also teaches sight singing and ear training. He is a member of the Western Piedmont and Union Symphony Orchestras. He has performed as an extra with the Charlotte Symphony, Greenville Symphony and the Charleston Symphony Orchestras. He currently maintains a private horn studio in Fort Mill, South Carolina, coaches chamber music at several local schools and has been on faculty at the Interlochen Center for the Arts Summer Music Festival. He is an active member of the International Horn Society in regular participation at regional and international seminars. Dr. Griffin received his DMA from the University of Southern California, MM degrees in music theory and horn performance from Temple University and the BM in horn performance from Auburn University. His primary teachers include Richard Todd, Randy Gardner and Dr. Randall Faust.