Dr. Kris Maloy is Adjunct Professor of Composition at Oklahoma City University.
An accomplished saxophonist in both the classical and jazz genres, Maloy is a two-time winner of the Outstanding Individual Achievement in Jazz from the National Association of Jazz Educators. He is a member of Pi Kappa Lambda National Music Honor Society.
Maloy has composed for orchestra, wind ensemble, chamber orchestra, solo instruments, and a wide array of chamber ensembles. His music has been honored by the Society of Composers, Inc.; the North American Saxophone Alliance; and the Cleveland Chamber Orchestrafs Young and Emerging Composers series.
His composition degrees are from Oklahoma City University (B.M., with highest honors), Bowling Green State University (M.M.), and the University of Texas at Austin (D.M.A.). Composition teachers include Dan Welcher, Kevin Puts, Donald Grantham, Russell Pinkston, Marilyn Shrude, Mikel Kuehn, and Edward Knight.