Chris is excited to be joining Orchestra Toronto’s incredible Horn section starting the 2022/2023 season. Chris studied French Horn performance at McGill University and has studied under Jean Gaudreault (l’Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal) and Elizabeth Simpson (National Arts Centre Orchestra). Chris is new to Toronto after spending most of his time in Vancouver and Calgary and was Principal Horn with the Rocky Mountain Symphony Orchestra (Calgary, AB), 2nd horn with the West Coast Symphony Orchestra (Vancouver, BC) and has performed with the Vancouver Island Symphony (Nanaimo, BC). Chris currently freelances and performs with different community groups around the city and is the principal horn of the Oakville Chamber Orchestra and Summerhill Orchestra. Chris has also soloed with the North Bay Symphony, International Symphony Orchestra, and the Calgary Wind Symphony.
Outside of music, Chris has worked in social services for almost 20 years and is currently the Manager of Volunteer Services at the Toronto Humane Society.