Teacher Feature - Chris Russell

Posted by Rei Murray on November 17, 2020

Christopher J. Russell, Ph.D. Is a music educator with degrees from the University of Northwestern, St. Paul, The University of St. Thomas, and the University of Minnesota.  He has twenty five years of teaching experience at the secondary and elementary level.  Over the years, he has taught vocal music, music theory, music history, guitar, ukulele, and general music.  As a performer, he has performed as an operatic tenor and tubist in many ensembles, and he has also served as a director for choirs, bands, and orchestras.  He is also passionate about the intersection of music education and technology and blogs about that topic at techinmusiced.com in addition to the work that he does at ukestuff.info, YouTube.com/ukestuff, and YouTube.com/ukeplayalongs.


Dr. Russell also serves as a technical writer and educational consultant for Flight Ukuleles, and serves as a clinician for Peripole, one of the world’s best sources for materials and instruments for music educators.


Recently, Dr. Russell has created videos that showcase and review some of the ukuleles that Peripole carries, including our newest exclusive the Peripole Classic.

We at Peripole are always excited to see our products used in videos, especially by such great educators like Dr. Russell, and we wanted to share these resources will you all.



Videos include:


Unboxing Video: 

One Minute Ukulele Review:


A Review for Music Educators:


The Peripole Classic also makes an appearance in his tutorial for “All You Need Is Love”: