Mr. Christopher Alexander is an award-winning composer and arranger from St. Joseph, Missouri. He received his Bachelor of Science in Vocal Music Education degree from Missouri Western State University in 2009. A self-taught pianist, his compositions and arrangements ranging from instrumental works to vocal solo and choral literature. Mr. Alexander has been commissioned numerous times by singing groups and church choirs within the northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas regions. He is also active in musical theatre productions as a music director and pianist. His works have been published with GIA Music Publications and Hal Leonard.
In 2016, he was awarded the St. Joseph Allied Arts Council Mayor’s Award for Artist of the Year. In 2022, he was inducted into the New Generation Singers Hall of Fame.
Mr. Alexander currently serves as the pianist and primary arranger for The New Generation Singers, a Christian singing youth group based in St. Joseph, Missouri. He is a member of NAfME, ACDA, MCDA, and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity.
He is available for commissions and conducting events on request.
2023 American Choral Directors Association Composition Focus Prize – 2nd Place, T/B Category: Casey at the Bat (TTBB, a cappella)
New Generation Singers Hall of Fame: July 2022
St. Joseph Allied Arts Council Mayor’s Awards Artist of the Year: 2016
Bachelor of Science in Vocal Music Education: Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, Missouri (Fall 2009)
High School Degree: Central High School, St. Joseph, Missouri (Class of 2005)
Full-Time Composer and Arranger: (2022-present)
Accompanist: Platte County High School, Platte City, Missouri (2011 – 2022)
K-12 Music Teacher, part-time: Ridgeway School District, Ridgeway, Missouri (Fall 2010)
K-12 Music Teacher, part-time: Cainsville School District, Cainsville, Missouri (Fall 2010)
Worship Leader: Woodson Chapel Christian Church, St. Joseph, Missouri (2010 – 2015)
Music Theory Tutor: Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, Missouri (Fall 2007 – Fall 2008)