Christopher Fiorini is
in his 11th year of teaching, all of which have been at Langham Creek High
School in Cypress Fairbanks ISD. While at Langham Creek, Christopher has
brought the choirs to numerous Sweepstakes at UIL Concert and Sightreading
Contest and has encouraged numerous students to pursue careers in music.
Under the direction of Mr. Fiorini, the LCHS Chamber singers have placed in
the top 3 at the prestigious American Classics Madrigal Festival in San
Antonio. In 2014, Mr. Fiorini was named as the Spotlight Teacher for
Langham Creek High School, a recognition that he is particularly honored
by. Choirs under Mr. Fiorini's direction have been asked to sing at
invitational concerts at the University of Houston, Sam Houston State
University, University of Texas Arlington, and will sing with Baylor University
in the Spring of 2018. In 2016, Mr. Fiorini's A Cappella Choir sang as an invited
choir at the TMEA annual convention and in the Fall of 2016 they were invited
to sing with the Houston Symphany
Orchestra. Aside from his work at Langham Creek, Fiorini also
serves as the Vocal Region Chair for Region 27.
Originally from the small town of Palacios, Tx, Fiorini has been a lifelong choral musician. While in high school, Fiorini was a member of the Texas All State Choir, as well as a member of the TMEA Honor Choir from Palacios under the direction of Michael Petrisky. He attended the University of Houston where he was a member of the Concert Chorale under the direction of Dr. Betsy Cook Weber. He graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2007. While at the University of Houston, Fiorini performed with the Concert Chorale twice at TMEA and at the national ACDA Convention in Miami in 2007.
remains active as a singer, clinician, and adjudicator in the greater Houston
area. He regularly judges UIL Contests and also gets invited to clinic
choirs both at area schools and as a clinician for TMEA at the All-Region level
for high schools and middle schools. Fiorini is also quite active with TMEA, helping
out wherever needed from working on the facilities team to being a tenor
section leader for the 2010 All-State Men's Choir and the 2012 All-State Mixed
Choir. Mr. Fiorini also
works with the Houston Boy Choir as the Director of the Olde
Boys. Mr. Fiorini is
married to the love of his life Rachel and they have one cat named
Miss Loer spent most of her school years in San
Antonio, TX. She was an active member of Reagan High School choir, under
the direction of Jo Scurlock-Dillard. After graduating high school, Miss Loer
attended Southwestern University, where she studied with Dr. Ken
Sheppard. During her senior year, she served as president of the Delta Nu
chapter of international music fraternity Delta Omicron. She graduated
Summa Cum Laude with a bachelor of music in music education. Miss Loer then
continued her education at Stephen F. Austin State University, where she
studied choral conducting with Dr. Tim King. While doing her graduate
work, she taught choir at Regents Academy, a private Christian school.
Through her participation in high school and University choir, Miss Loer has had the opportunity to perform in many European locations, including London, Paris, and a number of cities in Italy, Austria, and the Czech Republic. She was also part of a group from Southwestern University that performed at the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai China, as well as the SFASU A Cappella Choir which performed at the 2012 Southwestern ACDA Convention. Miss Loer is a member of ACDA, TCDA, and TMEA.