Dr. R. Christopher Teichler has been an active musician for over 20 years as composer, conductor, performer, and teacher. He earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Composition from the Wheaton College Conservatory of Music, and a Master of Music and Doctor of Music degrees in Composition from Northwestern University. As a gifted composer, Dr. Teichler has received awards from ASCAP, Wheaton College, the Elmhurst Jazz Festival, WFMT 98.7 FM Chicago, and the National Band Association. His works are published by R.T. Legacy, Pelican Music Publishing, Kjos Music, TRN Music, BRS Music and Lorenz and Alfred Music. Chris is Associate Professor of Music Theory and Composition at the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's School of Church Music in Fort Worth, TX. Recordings can be found at www.christeichler.com.