Amy Lachance Christman
Program Graduation: BM, ALP Certificate 1997
Music educator, choral conductor, and pianist Amy Lachance Christman is a passionate advocate for the transformative power of arts education. Amy is the Music Department Chair at the ACES Educational Center for the Arts, an inter-district magnet high school for the fine and performing arts in New Haven, CT, and a K-12 Music Curriculum Specialist for The Juilliard School. Amy has extended this work as guest lecturer for the New Haven Symphony (2016-2020), Presenter at the 2019 CMEA Conference, and Co-Chair of the 2022 & 2023 CT All-State Treble Choir. Amy has been recognized as a 2022 Fund for Teachers fellowship recipient, CT District Teacher of the Year in 2005 & 2022, and CT 2023 Teacher of the Year Semi-Finalist. She holds a MA in Philosophy and Education from Teachers College Columbia University, MA in Educational Leadership from Quinnipiac University, and a BME from the Eastman School of Music.