Christopher Short is a bass-baritone from Raleigh, North Carolina. He hopes to use music as a bridge to connect people with their surrounding community through artful storytelling in performance, localized philanthropic efforts, arts administration, and educational outreach work. Christopher graduated in 2019 from the East Carolina University School of Music as a double major in Vocal Performance and Music Theory/Composition. He has traveled and recorded internationally as a choral musician and soloist, performed regionally in a variety of operatic, concert, and oratorio performances, and is an award-winning composer. For the past two years, Christopher has been a member of the US VOCES8 Scholars program, allowing him the opportunity to travel the country learning from the internationally acclaimed ensemble and its surrounding foundation. In addition to performing, Christopher is an active arts administrator and project manager, serving as a board member for a local youth music organization, working in the education department of the North Carolina Symphony, and serving as the co-founder and Executive Director of the professional choral ensemble, Servire. In his free time, Christopher has a passion for cooking extravagant meals, traveling, spending time with his fiancé and dog, as well as watching his favorite sports teams.