Dr. Christiansen began teaching in 1974 and joined Stillwater Area Schools in 1988. He teaches Varsity Men's Choir, Music Theory and leads The Stillwater Choir.
Dr. Christiansen also conducts the Vagabonds Co-Curricular group, teaches voice and is the Music Department Chair. He taught choral music in two other high schools and at Southeastern Louisiana University, Capital University and Concordia College.
Dr. Christiansen's professional accomplishments include earning a B.M. from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN and a D.M.A. in Choral Music from Arizona State University.