College of Liberal Arts
UT Arlington Music
UT Arlington Music Department

Dr. Chris Evans

Assistant Professor in Practice, Associate Director of Bands, Director of the Maverick Marching Band
Area: Marching Band, Winds and Percussion

Phone: 817-272-3471
Office Location: Fine Arts Building
Degree(s): D.M.A. University of Oklahoma, M.M. University of Oklahoma, B.M.E. Auburn University
Mentis Profile:

Dr. Chris Evans is the Associate Director of Bands and Director of the Maverick Marching Band at UTA. In addition to the marching band, Dr. Evans teaches the Symphonic Winds, Symphonic Band, Marching Band Techniques, and Instrumental Methods and Materials.

Previously, Dr. Evans was the Associate Director of Bands at Flower Mound High School. While at Flower Mound, he primarily taught the Concert Band and the JV marching band while assisting with all other aspects of the program. Dr. Evans also served as Assistant Director of Bands at Juan Seguin High School and was a graduate assistant at the University of Oklahoma. While at OU he assisted with the concert ensembles, the Pride of Oklahoma marching band, and conducted the women’s basketball band for 2 years. Before graduate school, he taught middle school in Georgia for three years.

Dr. Evans, a native of Birmingham, Alabama earned his Bachelors of Music Education from Auburn University.  He earned his Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in Instrumental Conducting from the University of Oklahoma.  His professional associations include the Texas Music Educators Association, Kappa Kappa Psi, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia (honorary), and Tau Beta Sigma (honorary).