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Born into a musical family, Cristian Markos* began playing the cello at age eight. He completed his early studies in his native country, Romania, earning a Bachelor degree in Music Performance from the Music Academy of Bucharest. From Romania, Mr. Markos went on to study for one year at the Musik Akademie in Weimar, Germany and toured throughout Europe with the Mont Blanc Youth Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Markos completed his formal studies at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee studying for two years with Wolfgang Laufer, cellist of the Fine Arts Quartet.
An accomplished soloist and chamber musician, Mr. Markos has performed on a variety of stages throughout Romania, France, Germany, Austria, Greece, Italy, the United States, and Canada.
Since joining the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra in 1999, Mr. Markos has been active in Vancouver’s vibrant music community both as a performer and as a teacher.