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Christopher Russell

Oltman Middle School, South Washington County Schools
Director of Choirs
St. Paul Park, MN
Christopher J. Russell, Ph.D., is the author of the Technology in Music Education Blog. He is the is the Director of Choirs at Oltman Middle School in St. Paul Park, Minnesota. Dr. Russell was featured for his use of technology in music education in the October 2014 issue of Choral Director Magazine. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Northwestern College, a Master of Arts in Music Education with a Choral Emphasis at the University of St. Thomas, and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Music from the University of Minnesota. He has also worked toward a Master of Divinity at Bethel Theological Seminary. He previously taught middle school music in the tropical climate of the Dominican Republic at the Carol Morgan School in Santo Domingo, and was the Director of Choirs at Park High School in Cottage Grove, Minnesota for twelve years and at East Ridge High School for four years. Dr. Russell is a lyric tenor and tubist and has been a guest conductor of the South Washington County Community Band, has directed the orchestra for the Woodbury Community Theater, and has sung with the Woodbury Community Theater, the Minnesota Chorale, and the Minnesota Opera. He has served on district technology committees in both the district where he works and the district where he lives. Dr. Russell has presented many sessions on the use of technology in Music Education at professional conferences including TIES (Technology Education Educational Services), MMEA (Minnesota Music Educators Association), IMEA (Iowa Music Educators Association), the Perpich Center for the Arts, NCACDA (North Central American Choral Directors Association), WSMA (Wisconsin School Music Association), TI:ME/TMEA (Texas Music Educators Association), and ILMEA (Illinois Music Educators Association). In his spare time, Dr. Russell enjoys riding his Victory Motorcycle and working with all kinds of technology. Dr. Russell has published articles in the Interval (journal of the MMEA) and The Loop Magazine, and he has two books available on the iBookstore. He and his wife have a fifteen-year-old son, a six-year-old son, and a two year old son.

My Speakers Sessions

Monday, December 8
 

1:30pm

 
Tuesday, December 9
 

1:30pm