Evan Christopher


Evan Christopher was born in Long Beach, California and began his musical training on clarinet at age 11. In high school, he received the Louis Armstrong National Jazz Award and was one of the first graduates of the prestigious Idyllwild Arts Academy. He continued studies at the University of Southern California and graduated cum laude with a Bachelor's degree from California State University, Long Beach. Published research and academic presentations on the New Orleans clarinet style, initiated his pursuit of a Masters degree in Musicology at Tulane University. In August of 2005, Hurricane Katrina sent him travelling continuously on "Clarinet Road" until settling again in New Orleans in December, 2007

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