Christopher Stenstrom

Christopher StenstromPassionate about music of all time periods, cellist Christopher Stenstrom is equally at home whether performing contemporary solo cello works, chamber music masterpieces or Baroque and Classical music on period instruments. A member of the Nashville Symphony since 1999, Chris is a founding member ALIAS and can be heard regularly as a chamber musician, including performances with the Nashville Symphony’s OnStage program. He is increasingly in demand as an early music specialist, performing as a solo and continuo cellist with Music City Baroque, and with Bourbon Baroque. Chris studied with the late Andor Toth, Jr. at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, where he also studied viola da gamba and baroque cello with Catharina Meints. He received a master’s degree from Bowling Green State University, where he studied with Dr. Alan Smith. He is an active volunteer in the nonprofit arts community, serving on the boards of Music City Baroque and the Nashville Philharmonic Orchestra.