Christopher Sharpe has been a member of the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony since 1979. Chris came to Wilfrid Laurier Orchestra in 1979 and graduated with a Bachelor of Music Performance degree in 1982, at which time he became a full-time member of the KWS. He has held the position of Associate Principal ‘Cellist since 1985. In addition to his KWS work, Chris has been a cello teacher, chamber musician, and the conductor of the KWS Junior and Intermediate Youth Orchestras. He served several years as KWS Personnel Manager and briefly served as Acting General Manager for the KWS.