Musician of the GSO since: 2008
Other Orchestral Experience: WLU Symphony Orchestra (1998-1999 and 2006-2007)
Academics and teachers: B.Mus (WLU) and B.Ed (UWO). Taught by Joseph Castello
and Rachel Thomas
Other Occupations: High SchoolTeacher
Q & A with Christopher Why play trombone? You can play in so many different styles and it always sounds cool. How did you get interested in classical music? Thanks to my parents who always had classical music on at home and put me in piano lessons at age 4 Greatest musical influence? John Williams Best gig you've ever performed at? The Brant Youth Symphony Orchestra’s 10th anniversary reunion concert - Performed a concerto Favourite food? Pizza Dream Vacation? European Orchestra Tour Outside interests? Chess, Reading, Computer Programming Favourite Works? The entire soundtrack to “Hook”, Ewazen’s Visions of Light, and Shostakovich Symphony #5. Favourite way to relax? Buried in a book What's a fact no one would know about you? I was #2 in the world at my position for the videogame “Wheel of Time” and helped Team Canada win 2nd place in the world championships.