Chris York is a voice teacher with over ten years of experience teaching professional singers in and around New York City. While maintaining a full private studio in midtown Manhattan, Chris has also served as the staff vocal coach for the children in the Broadway productions of School of Rock and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and the current national tour of MOTOWN the Musical, as well as the full-cast vocal coach for Cirque du Soleil’s Paramour on Broadway, and singing consultant/coach for Fox’s hit television series Gotham.
His students have starred and been featured in countless Broadway productions and national tours, as well as major films and television shows. Chris is also in his fifth year on the voice faculty in Pace University's BFA Musical Theatre program, and served as a contributor to the popular vocal pedagogy book The Vocal Athlete by Wendy Leborgne and Marci Rosenberg.
Chris has a degree in Vocal Music Education from Ball State University, completed a year-long performing and teaching fellowship at the Fulton Theatre, and extensively studied the science of the voice (including the Estill Voice Method) under Tom Burke, Robert Sussuma, Joan Lader, Andrew Byrne and others. He has studied acting at the Jen Waldman Studio.
Chris’s teaching philosophy is “Know Your Voice, Love Your Voice” and he works from a place of positivity and support.