the Opera Company of Boston, Boston Ballet, Boston Musica Viva, and Cantata
Singers, among other organizations, and was a founding member of the Emmanuel Wind Quintet, winners of the 1981 Walter W.
Naumburg Award for Chamber Music. Currently he is a member of Collage New Music, Emmanuel Music, and performs frequently
as principal flutist with Cantata Singers and other organizations in Boston.
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FLUTE; VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR; SENIOR LECTURER II
A graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music, Christopher Krueger was a student of James
Pappoutsakis. He has performed as principal flutist with the Boston Symphony, the Boston Pops and Boston Pops Esplanade
Orchestra, the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra,
In the mid-1970's, Mr. Krueger became interested in historical performance. His career as a Baroque flutist has taken him
throughout the United States, Europe, Eastern Europe, and Australia. He has been a soloist on the Great Performers Series
and Mostly Mozart Festival at Lincoln Center, the Philadelphia Bach Festival, Tanglewood, Ravinia, the Berlin Bach Festival,
the City of London Festival, and the Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music, as well as in France, Belgium, Italy, and Poland.
He is a member of the Bach Ensemble and the Aulos Ensemble, and is principal flutist with the Handel and Haydn Society and
Christopher Krueger has conducted and been a soloist with the Handel and Haydn Society and Emmanuel Music, and his
recordings can be heard on Sony, DG, Decca, EMI, Nonesuch, Pro Arte, CRI, Telarc, Koch, and Centaur. Mr. Krueger has
served on the faculties of the New England Conservatory of Music, Boston University, Wellesley College, the Longy School
of Music, Oberlin's Baroque Performance Institute, and the Akademie für Alte Musik in Brixen/Bressanone, Italy.