Kristofer Maddigan

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Kristofer Maddigan is a percussionist, drummer and composer based in Toronto, Canada. A member of the National Ballet of Canada Orchestra since 2010, Kris also performs regularly with a wide range of groups including The Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Hannaford Street Silver Band, The Canadian Opera Company, The Toronto Concert Orchestra, The Thunder-Bay Symphony, A Fantastica Batteria, and the Devah Quartet. Kris also works with numerous jazz, theatre and new music groups around the city.

Kris received his Artist’s Diploma in percussion from the prestigious Glenn Gould School at the Royal Conservatory of Music in 2009. Kris has studied with Toronto Symphony members John Rudolph and David Kent, as well as Jim Blackley, Terry Clarke, and many others both in Canada and Internationally.

As a composer, Kris contributed music for the ‘My Virtual Dream’ project which premiered at Toronto’s Nuit Blanche in 2013 and is currently composing the soundtrack for the video game ‘Cuphead‘, coming to X-Box One, Windows 10 and Steam on September 29, 2017.