Instructor of Flute, Interlochen Arts Camp
Professor of Flute, Wright State University
D.M.A., Flute Performance, University of Cincinnati; M.M., Flute Performance, Michigan State University; B.M., Flute Performance, Eastman School of Music
Christopher Chaffee is Professor of Flute and Director of Graduate Studies in Music at Wright State University. He is a frequent guest artist and clinician at high schools and universities across the United States. As a member of the Wright Winds quintet, he regularly performs school concerts and recitals across the Midwest. Dr. Chaffee is co-founder of the Sapphire Winds, a wind chamber ensemble that specializes in recording and performing virtuosic wind literature. He is a recording artist with New York City based Open G Records, with a new recording slated for release in July 2015. Dr. Chaffee earned degrees from the Eastman School of Music (BM), Michigan State University (MM), and University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (DMA). He was also a four-year student at the Interlochen Arts Academy.