Chris Lynch

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Chris Lynch is a current Junior Music Education and Tuba Performance major. He is an active performer, playing with numerous ensembles including the WSU Chamber and Symphony Orchestras where he serves as principal tuba, the Wright State Wind Symphony where he serves as co-principal, and the Cincinnati Brass Band, among others. Chris is the current President of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia fraternity on campus where he has helped coordinate numerous events and programs for the school of music and the greater Wright State Community. He likes to spend his time outside of the school of music enjoying the outdoors by cycling, backpacking, and climbing either alone, with friends, or through his job as a campus recreation trip leader and climbing wall manager. Along with being named a finalist for the Randall and Nora Paul Young Artist Competition, Chris was selected to receive the WSU School of Music ‘Outstanding Undergraduate’ and the ‘Promising Young Music Educator’ awards. This year alone, he has also received his ‘Master Educator’ certification from the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics, the ‘Advanced Student Leader’ award from the WSU Office of Student Involvement and Leadership, and the ‘Established Leader’ award from the WSU Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life. This summer, Chris is working as an Environmental Educator at Philmont Scout Ranch, the largest youth camp in the world, and serving on the marching band staff for Lebanon High School. 


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