GROUP: National Ballet of Canadahttp://www.krismaddigan.com
Kristofer Maddigan is a percussionist, drummer and composer based in Toronto, Canada. Principal percussionist with the National Ballet of Canada Orchestra, Kris also performs regularly with a wide range of groups including
The Toronto Symphony Orchestra, The Hannaford Street Silver Band, The Canadian Opera Company, The Toronto
Concert Orchestra, The Thunder-Bay Symphony, A Fantastica Batteria, The Canadian National Brass Project,
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 jazz drummers Jim Blackley and Terry Clarke.
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 big band soundtrack for the indie video game ‘Cuphead’, due to be released on X-Box One and Steam in 2017.