Chris Griffith is the Director of Orchestras at Batavia High School and team-teaches 8th Grade Orchestra at Rotolo Middle School. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from Illinois State University.
After graduating from ISU Mr. Griffith served as the 5th and 6th grade Orchestra Director in Yorkville, IL for seven years. He then found a home in Batavia, directing orchestras at Rotolo Middle School for three years prior to starting his position at BHS
Mr. Griffith lives in Aurora, IL with his wife, Nissa, two cats, Chainsaw and Spaghetti, and two dogs, Zissou and Bishop. He enjoys hiking, rock climbing, kayaking, and reading about psychology, neuroscience, science fiction and fantasy. He also maintains an active performing schedule playing with the Fox Valley Orchestra and the Chicagoland Pops Orchestra.
Skip ahead to about 1:10 to hear the fireworks.