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Christian Giddings, Leading Conductor and Educator, Appointed as Music Director

Kents Hill School is delighted to welcome 
Christian Giddings as Music Director. Christian is a conductor, composer, arranger, and music educator from Unity, Maine. He holds a B.M. and M.M. in Music Education from the University of Maine at Orono. In addition to having taught in schools and universities across the country, Christian has presented leading research in Maine, Massachusetts, North Dakota, Arizona, and Indiana. He is a doctoral candidate in choral conducting at the University of Arizona studying with Dr. Bruce Chamberlain and Dr. Elizabeth Schauer.

“As we seek to develop future leaders with the potential to change the world, never has there been a more important time to develop and practice creativity,” said Head of School Christopher S. Cheney. “Our institutional commitment to building exceptional art programs – from visual to performing to music – bolsters the ability of our students to explore key skills such as active listening, curiosity, responsibility, and resilience. We look forward to welcoming Christian and his family to our community.”


About Us

Located in central Maine, Kents Hill School is an independent, coeducational boarding and day school grades 9-PG attracting 225 students from 17 states and 18 countries. Since 1824, Kents Hill has been dedicated to providing transformative experiences rooted in the power of community, character, and core values. Students are coached through a 4-dimensional (4D) experience of leadership development, academics, athletics, arts, and extracurricular activities.

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Lara M. Cole '09
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