Christopher Moseley, Ed.S is the Education Specialist for Performing Arts at Henrico County Public Schools in Henrico County, VA. In this role, he advocates for performing arts education K-12, supporting 74 schools, including multiple specialty centers. He continues the legacy of over two decades of being recognized as one of the “Best Communities for Music Education” by the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation.

Mr. Moseley’s time as an educator began in 2006. Working in two diverse school districts, he was able to make a positive impact on students in the band, orchestra, and school communities at large. His students have shared that their level of musical intelligence and appreciation grew immensely under his direction. Mr. Moseley used his time in the classroom and on the field to instill life-ready skills such as time management, leadership, and teamwork through his ease of mentoring and relationship building. Many students have continued to study and perform at the collegiate level and professionally. Mr. Moseley’s positive influence has been recognized by a wide variety of stakeholders, which represents his ability to serve the broader community: Radio One/Virginia 529 – Teacher of the Week, Henrico Citizen “Top 20 Teachers” Award, Gilman Teacher of the Year – Varina High School, and Top 5 Teacher of the Year – Henrico County Public Schools. In 2020, Virginia Commonwealth University acknowledged Mr. Moseley’s “innovative and exemplar practice in Music Education” and that he has “a transformative impact on the profession.”

In 2015 he was appointed as a conductor for the Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra Program and conducted the Concert Orchestra and Wind Ensemble. Additionally, he has served as conductor for the Richmond Police Athletic League Band and music director for the Richmond Nativity Pageant. Currently, he is the director of the Pep Band at Randolph-Macon College. Mr. Moseley has served as a guest conductor, clinician, and adjudicator for various school divisions, the Virginia Band and Orchestra Directors Association, and the Florida Bandmasters Association.

Mr. Moseley’s professional affiliations include the National Association for Music Education, Collegiate Band Directors National Association, Virginia Music Educators Association, Virginia Band and Orchestra Director’s Association, the International Trumpet Guild, and the American String Teachers Association. He is a member of the Alpha Chi Chapter of Phi Beta Mu International Bandmasters Fraternity and a lifetime member of the Virginia Theatre Association. He proudly serves as President of the Virginia Association of Music Education Administrators and the Southern Division Representative of the NAfME Council of Music Program Leaders.

Mr. Moseley has performed on the 20th Century Fox Movie “Drumline,” the Ellen DeGeneres Show, ESPN, EA Sports Video Games, MTV, BET, The Word Network, and Walt Disney World. He maintains an active performing schedule as the trumpeter in the QuintEssential Jazz Ensemble and Trademark Band.

He graduated from Huguenot High School in Richmond, VA, and earned his Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida. He holds a Master of Music Education from Virginia Commonwealth University and an Education Specialist degree in Educational Leadership and Administration from The George Washington University.

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