Kris Harper received his Bachelor of Music degree in sacred music from
Westminster College in 1981.  He received his Master of Music degree in
music education from the Dana School of Music, Younstown State University in
1995.  He is currently the Director of Music Ministries at Mary, Mother of
Hope Roman Catholic Church in New Castle, PA.

He is the director of the
fifty voice community chorus, Seraphim , based in Youngstown, Ohio.  He is a
member of the adjunct music faculty at Westminster College where he directs the
Women’s Chorus, Women’s Chamber Ensemble, teaches private voice and teaches
various academic classes as the needs arise.  He has currently been
accepted at Kent State University to begin work on his doctorate of music
education degree.

He is a member of the AGO (American Guild of Organists), NATS (National
Association of Teachers of Singing), ACDA, (American Choral Directors
Association), and NPM (National Association of Pastoral Musicians).