Christopher Dozoryst
Christopher Dozoryst
Viola

Christopher Dozoryst is a professional violist working extensively throughout the Midwest region.  Chris has been a member of the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra since 2004; he also performs locally with the Madison Symphony Orchestra, and was appointed to the position of Principal Viola with that orchestra in 2007.  Additionally, Chris is a guest performer with the Oakwood Chamber Players and a member of the Rockford Symphony Orchestra.  Previously, Chris was a member of the Northwest Indiana Symphony andIllinois Philharmonic orchestras, and has performed with the Elgin Symphony, Lake Forest Symphony, Ars Viva, Chicago Sinfonietta, Chicagoland Pops, and many other ensembles.

Chris earned his BA in Music Performance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1997 and his MMU in Viola Performance from Carnegie-Mellon University in 2000. His teachers have included Louis Rosove, Sally Chishom, and Atar Arad.  Chris and his wife Shannon live in Fort Atkinson, WI.