Conductor - Dr. Chris Cigolea
Dr. Chris Cigolea was born in Romania and studied at the National University of Music Bucharest before moving to Canada in 1996. He completed his Master of Music in Performance in 2001 and his PhD in Music Performance and Conducting in 2014 at the University of Toronto.
Currently, Chris is the Conductor of the Guelph Youth Symphony Orchestra, Trumpet Instructor at the University of Guelph, and Music Director at St. John's Kilmarnock High School.
A musical leader extraordinaire, Cigolea is recipient of the 2016 Mayor's Award and founder of the new CIG School of Performing Arts.