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Chris remains an active member of the professional conducting community. He is a member of the Leadership Board of the Illinois Chapter of the American Choral Directors Association.

He has presented at conferences and lecture series, and served as a moderator for panels. Some examples are:

  • “Incorporating Streaming Technology into Choral Performance: The good, the bad, and the ugly of hybrid choir concerts,” at the Illinois ACDA 2021 Fall Conference

  • A series of virtual lectures on church music for All Saints' Episcopal Church in Boston, MA in 2020 & 2021. Topics included Psalms and Psalters; Music, Liturgy, and Architecture; The Music of the Triduum: What you heard and why; Morning and Evening Prayer; Hymnals & Hymnody; Requiems; and A History of Lessons and Carols.

  • "Programming for your choir,” a presentation to the Benedictine University NAfME Student Chapter

  • Leading reading sessions and "community sing" events for ACDA, the Maryland State Boychoir Summer Series, and the Chicago Chamber Choir


Additionally, he is affiliated with:

  • American Choral Directors Association

  • Association of Anglican Musicians

  • Chorus America

  • National Collegiate Choral Organization

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