Composer & Performer
Currently in residency as a D.M.A. student (Doctor of Music Arts) at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, Christopher has been a student of Michael Hersch, Jason Eckardt, and Oscar Bettison. He has participated in masterclasses and workshops with Christopher Rouse, Jennifer Koh, Miranda Cuckson, and Peter Sheppard-Skaerved. Christopher was the recipient of the 2016 Randolph S. Rothschild prize for excellence in composition from Peabody. He also performs as a violinist in Baltimore's chamber orchestra Symphony Number One, where he additionally fulfilled the ensemble's mission to promote substantial works from emerging composers as the organization's incipient Production Director.
Christopher earned a Master of Music from Peabody ('14) and a Bachelor of Music Education from The College of New Jersey ('11). Additional composition studies were taken with Conrad Cummings at The Juilliard School Evening Division.
— Christopher Ciampoli