Christopher Selby is the National Board Certified Orchestra Director at the School of the Arts High School in Charleston, SC. He is a graduate of the Hartt School of Music and holds master's and doctorate degrees from the University of South Carolina. He has taught orchestra for over 20 years and served 11 years as the Richland School District's Orchestra Coordinator. Ensembles under his direction have consistently received superior ratings and placed 1st in the 2012 ASTA National Orchestra Festival. Selby is the recipient of the 2009 SC ASTA Orchestra of the Year Award and is a past president of the SC Music Association. He is current chair of ASTA Committee on School Orchestras and Strings, and chair-elect for NAfME National Council for Orchestral Education.
Christopher Selby is an active clinician, speaker, adjudicator, and conductor throughout the U.S. He is a co-author of Habits of a Successful String Musician (GIA) and the 2010 SC Performance Standards for Instrumental Music.