Cris Inguanti

Cris Inguanti is sought after as a soloist, orchestral musician, and chamber music collaborator. He is currently the assistant principal and bass clarinetist of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, and has been a member of the Houston Ballet and Pacific Northwest Ballet Orchestras, the New York City Opera National Company Orchestra, and the New Philharmonia of Portugal. He has appeared as a soloist with orchestras in Europe and North America and has performed in a wide variety of chamber music series, including guest appearances with the Hancock Chamber Players, the Pro Nova Ensemble, and the Blue River, Forster, and DiNovo Quartets.

As a member of the Manhattan Wind Quintet, Cris has won numerous prizes in chamber music competitions and has commissioned a number of new works for this genre. Mr. Inguanti has recorded the Mozart Sinfonia Concertante with the New Philharmonia of Portugal, a disc of premieres for woodwind quintet entitled "When Angels Speak," and a solo CD entitled "Great Music for the Clarinet."

Before moving to Arizona, Cris was a faculty member at the University of British Columbia School of Music and the Vancouver Academy of Music.