Christopher D. Pratt – Director of Choirs – Grosse Pointe South High School
Christopher D. Pratt is a 1995 graduate of Center Grove High School. He obtained a BS in Music Education (2000) from Ball State University and a MS in Educational Leadership (2011) from Indiana University.
During college Chris spent three years performing with Millikin University’s Singing Blue; was President for two years and organized Millikin’s Big Blue Show Choir Invitational. At Ball State he spent a year performing with Indiana’s Official Goodwill Ambassadors, The Ball State University Singers. In addition, Chris was active in Ball State’s Office of Admissions where he worked in University Relations.
Most recently, Mr. Pratt was Director of Choirs at Center Grove High School in Greenwood, IN. At Center Grove he directed five choirs, including the award-winning show choir CG Sound System and chamber choir, CG Singers. CG Sound System has been named Grand Champion Show Choir at SHOWSTOPPERS Show Choir Invitational and FAME Show Choir Invitationals in New York City, Branson, Chicago and Orlando.
In addition, CG Sound System was recognized by Indiana’s Governor for their outstanding achievements at the Regional and National competitions. Collectively, his choirs have won over 115 Grand Champion awards. As a first year teacher, Mr. Pratt was a proud recipient of Danville District 118, David L. Fields Outstanding Teacher of the Year.
With a foundation in choral music and choreography, Chris has also worked extensively with choirs in Danville (IL), Hamilton Southeastern, Watseka, Triton Central, and several other schools around the Midwest as a choreographer/clinician. He is very excited to assume the Choral Director position at Grosse Pointe South High School.