Christopher Yee is the Director of Bands at Cedar Park High School and the co-founder of the Cedar Park Winds Community Band.
Born and raised in Klein, Texas, Christopher received his bachelor’s degree in music education from Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York where he studied trumpet with Frank Campos. Upon graduation in 2005, he began teaching middle school band in Austin, Texas as an assistant band director at Canyon Ridge Middle School. In 2010, Christopher opened Four Points Middle School as its Director of Bands and served in that position until 2017. The Four Points Middle School Wind Ensemble, under Mr. Yee’s leadership, was invited to perform at the 2015 Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic. In November of 2019, Mr. Yee led the Cedar Park Timberwolf Marching Band to claiming their third-consecutive UIL 5A State Championship title.
Christopher co-founded the Cedar Park Winds in 2007 with Manuel C. San Luis. Since then, the band has grown in both size and quality performing free concerts for local music students and their families. The Cedar Park Winds was invited to perform at the 2013 Texas Bandmasters Association Convention and at the 2017 Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic.
In July of 2019, Mr. Yee was elected to the Texas Bandmasters Association Board of Directors as Sergeant-at-Arms and is honored to serve Texas band directors and students through board membership.
Christopher enjoys conducting TMEA All-Region bands, teaching summer band camps, serving as a clinician for local band programs, and writing/teaching curriculum for the SASi Leadership Company.
He lives in Leander, Texas with his wife Jenna and two sons Noah and Ashton. His hobbies include home-brewing coffee, baking homemade bread, caring for his many houseplants, and kayaking/camping with family and friends.
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