Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Christiansen holds degrees in music from the University of Colorado and Arizona State University. After a long career in church music Mr. Christiansen came to Mesa Ridge in 2006. At Mesa Ridge he directs the five class choirs - Classic Chorale, Women's Ensemble, Chamber Singers, A Cappella Choir, and Women's Concert Choir. He also produces and directs the annual school musical. Our choirs have received honors at many competitions in cluding outstanding in class at the Colorado West Invitational. Our choirs have performed with the Colorado Vocal Arts Ensemble, the Colorado Springs Children's Chorale and the Colorado Springs Chorale. In 2015 the choirs will participate at the annual Boulder Madrigal Festival.
Mr. Christiansen was named Choral Educator of the Year in 2016 by the Colorado Springs Choral Society.