Chris Rorrer is excited to become a teacher at SMYO! Born and raised in Corvallis, Oregon, Chris started his musical journey on the violin at age 5, and then added piano, cello, guitar, and voice shortly after. He has performed in numerous rock bands, classical music ensembles, churches, and choirs. In college he studied music, Asian Languages, and healthcare management. He is currently in his second semester of his Masters in Cello Performance degree at CSU Long Beach. Chris released his debut solo pop-rock album in 2017 as well. He loves teaching and sees music as a crucial part of young people’s development and the health of our community!