Christi Lundahl is beginning her second year as a doctoral student in Band & Wind Ensemble Conducting. She conducted the Women’s Basketball Band and the University of Michigan Band Alumni Association Concert Band during the 2018-2019 academic year, and will continue to assist with Instrumental Conducting classes and the Campus, Concert, and Symphony Bands as well as the Michigan Marching Band in the year ahead.
Appointed Director of Bands at Liberty High School in Orlando, Florida in 2010, Christi established a thriving jazz program, received accolades for the jazz as well as concert bands at both the district and state levels, and significantly increased participation in the program during her four years there. She then served as Director of Bands at Westridge Middle School for two years, once again increasing participation and vitality in the band program as a whole, as well as initiating a jazz program.
As a trumpet player, Christi has performed with the Florida Wind Band, the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra, the Hollingsworth Winds, and the Brass Band of Central Florida (cornet and tenor horn). With the BBCF, she was a part of the group that won the North American Brass Band Association Championship and went on a performance tour of England, finishing with the Brass in Concert Championship.
Christi earned the Master of Music degree in Instrumental Conducting from the University of South Florida and the Bachelor of Music degree in Instrumental Music Education from Florida State University. She is a brother of Kappa Kappa Psi and an honorary sister of Tau Beta Sigma.