Christopher Chaffee is Professor of Flute and Director of Graduate Studies in Music at Wright State University. He is a frequent guest artist and clinician at high schools and universities across the United States. As a member of the Wright Winds quintet, he regularly performs school concerts and recitals across the Midwest. Dr. Chaffee is co-founder of the Sapphire Winds, a wind chamber ensemble that specializes in recording and performing virtuosic wind literature. He is a recording artist with New York City based Open G Records, and his 2015 alubum Four Prayers is available worldwide. Dr. Chaffee earned degrees from the Eastman School of Music (BM), Michigan State University (MM), and University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (DMA). He was also a four-year student at the Interlochen Arts Academy.