Christopher Fischer, Viola

Adjunct Professor
109 Presser Hall
(513) 529-3014

MM Performance, Indiana University
BM Performance, University of Missouri

fischer.jpgChristopher Fischer joined the viola section of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra in 2018. In the summer he is the Principal Violist of the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra. Previous engagements have included Assistant Principal Viola of the North Carolina Symphony, Principal Viola of the Midland-Odessa Symphony, and Fellow at the New World Symphony. Born in Columbia, Missouri, Mr. Fischer holds degrees from Indiana University and University of Missouri. His principal teachers have included Atar Arad, Leslie Perna, and Yuval Gotlibovitch.

As a chamber musician, he has appeared on the Cincinnati Symphony’s Chamber Players series, and has performed with the Borromeo Quartet, the Mallarme Chamber Players, and was a member of the Permian Basin String Quartet. He has been featured as a soloist with the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra and the Brussels Chamber Orchestra. Playing with the International Sejong Soloists, a chamber orchestra based in New York City, he performed nationally televised concerts at the Great Mountains Music Festival in South Korea. As a member of the North Carolina Symphony’s Ensembles in the Schools String Quartet, he performed outreach concerts for students across North Carolina.

Mr. Fischer has taught previously at North Carolina State University and the University of Texas at the Permian Basin.