Chris Sandvoss

Orchestra Faculty - Director & Conductor Conservatory Sinfonia

Strings Faculty (violin and viola)

Chris Sandvoss studied violin with his mother, an early childhood specialist, and viola with the eminent teachers Harold Gomez, John Thompson, and John Lowry. He went on to work with some of the world's legendary pedagogues, including Gerald Stanick, Hatto Beyerle, Karen Tuttle, Martha Strongin-Katz, and Donald McInnes. Mr. Sandvoss performed and taught at festivals in Europe and North America, and appeared as an orchestra musician, conductor, soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician on stage, radio, TV, and CD. He was the founding violist of the internationally renowned Lands End Ensemble, the 13th St. Trio, and the UCalgary Quartet. Mr. Sandvoss has taught at The University of Calgary and the Mount Royal University Conservatory, where he currently teaches Violin, Viola, Chamber Music, facilitates the Viola Academy/AP Program and conducts the Conservatory Sinfonia.


Private Lesson Rates: $110.00 per hour.