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Christopher Redfearn

Assistant Professor/Chair of Department of Music

Christopher Redfearn is Chair of the Department of Music and Director of Choral Activities at Valley City State University. He conducts the Concert Choir and University Singers, and also teaches courses in conducting, vocal methods and pedagogy, music appreciation, and applied voice. He earned the BM in Choral Music Education at Brigham Young University, the MM in Choral Conducting at Michigan State University, and the Doctor of Arts in Choral Conducting and Music Education at the University of Northern Colorado. Dr. Redfearn taught high school choir for seven years at programs in Idaho and Michigan, where his choirs consistently scored superior ratings at large group festivals. Choirs under his direction have presented juried performances at conferences and competitions across the United States and in Europe. He is in demand as an adjudicator, guest conductor, and choral clinician, with recent presentations at area conferences on topics such as vocal and choral pedagogy, assessment in the choral rehearsal, and choral literature. In 2015, Dr. Redfearn was recognized by his VCSU colleagues as the recipient of the Junior Faculty Excellence Award. He currently serves on the executive board of North Dakota ACDA as the College/University Repertoire & Standards Chairperson. He also represents North Dakota on the executive board of the National Collegiate Choral Organization. Dr. Redfearn and his wife, Jennifer, reside in Valley City with their four children.
Christopher Redfearn D.A.

Fall 2017 Semester Courses

Course Name Course Title Section
MUS 131 Concert Choir 2
MUS 131 Concert Choir 1
MUS 132 University Singers 2
MUS 132 University Singers 1
MUS 153 Applied Voice 2
MUS 153 Applied Voice 1
MUS 200 Music Convocation 1
MUS 249 Intro to Music Education 1
MUS 253 Applied Voice 1
MUS 331 Music History & Literature I 1
MUS 331 Music History & Literature I 2
MUS 353 Applied Voice 1
MUS 397 VCSU CSA Internship 1
MUS 491 Music Recital Capstone 1
MUS 491 Music Recital Capstone 2
MUS 492 Music Academic Capstone 2
MUS 492 Music Academic Capstone 1

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