Christopher Laughlin


Christopher Laughlin

About Christopher Laughlin

M.M Yale University, B.M. Peabody Conservatory. Christopher has performed extensively across North America and around the world. As a solo performer Christopher Laughlin has toured in 25 countries on five continents, presenting concerts in France in Portugal, Greece, Morocco, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, India, Nepal, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Austria, Yugoslavia, Romania, The Czech Republic, Ghana, Cameroon, Bolivia, and many others.

Christopher has performed as soloist with the Symphony of the Shores, Chicago Chamber Orchestra, the Westshore Symphony, the St. Joseph Pro Musica, the LaPorte County Symphony Orchestra, the Northbrook Symphony, and the Symphony String Quartet. He has made two recordings for Peregrine Records, Danza!, and Simplicio.

Christopher studied at the Peabody Institute with Ray Chester, and at Yale University with Robert Guthrie. He was awarded a Fulbright Grant for study in Paris with Uruguayan guitarist Betho Davezac, continuing his studies for a second year with a grant from the French government. Christopher has won prizes in two international competitions, the Concours International de Guitar in Sable-sur-Sarthe, France, and the Concours International de l’U.F.A.M. in Paris.

In 1996 Christopher founded the Christopher Laughlin School of Music in Northbrook, where he currently teaches and serves as Program Director. He also teaches guitar and chamber music at Loyola University Chicago.

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