Chris Ippisch comes to us from Santa Cruz, CA. His experience has come from 10 years of instruction and directing students of all ages and skill levels, with an emphasis on choral music and musicianship.
As a classically trained musician and contemporary enthusiast, he enjoys playing and listening to a wide variety of musical styles, which are employed in his approach to education. He holds an Associates of Art degree in music from Cabrillo College, and is currently a student of the Full Sail University Music Production Bachelors Program.
Chris' background includes jazz performance, rock band, and training in the percussion methods of Orff Schulwerk.
Chris is a professional guitarist and enjoys performing with bands as a free lance musician. He believes music education to be a vital part of a developing mind. He strives to create a comfortable and fun environment with a focus on excellence that will give the students a gratifying and purposeful experience with music.