Dr. Christopher Fisher is Professor of Piano at Ohio University School of Music in Athens, Ohio where he chairs the Keyboard Division and coordinates the graduate piano performance and pedagogy degree programs. He also serves as Assistant Director of the Ohio University School of Music and is Director of Studies for the Honors Tutorial College music program. Recognized for his teaching, Dr. Fisher was the 2010 recipient of the Ohio Music Teachers Association Collegiate Teacher of the Year and the Ohio University School of Music Distinguished Teaching Award.
Dr. Fisher is the author of Teaching Piano in Groups (Oxford University Press, 2010) and coauthor of the revised and expanded edition of Piano Duet Repertoire (Indiana University Press, 2016). He has published in leading keyboard journals and is a contributing composer for the innovative piano method, Piano Safari (www.pianosafari.com), which is used by piano teachers and students around the globe. His educational compositions are published by Alfred Music and Piano Safari.
In demand as a workshop clinician, Dr. Fisher has presented guest lectures around the globe, including the national conferences of the Music Teachers National Association, National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy, the National Group Piano and Piano Pedagogy Forum, and the Australasian Piano Pedagogy Conference as well as at conservatories and universities including a recent engagement at the Juilliard School in New York. As a performing artist, he is a member of the Fisher Piano Duo and has recorded for the MSR Classics label. Christopher Fisher is a Yamaha Artist. www.chrisfisherpiano.com