- BM, University of Cincinnati
First Year at Xavier University:
Chris Kiradjieff was appointed Assistant Principal Trumpet of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra in the fall of 1996. In addition to his commitment to the CSO, Chris is a member of several local chamber ensembles such as, Principal Trumpet of The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra and Second Trumpet of the Cincinnati Symphony Brass Quintet. He also plays E-flat alto horn in the Blechblaser German Brass Quartet. The quartet and quintet play concerts and give master classes at many elementary and high schools in the Cincinnati area. Chris received a Bachelor of Music degree in trumpet performance at the Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music in 1995. His primary teachers were, Eugene Blee, Tony Chipum, Alan Siebert, Phillip Collins, and Michael Sachs.