Tenor | Ralph Rackstraw
Christopher Trujillo has enjoyed performing since the age of five, having performed in several choral ensembles, plays, and musicals. Upon attending Sonoma State University is 2007 he majored in Vocal Performance, singing in the chorus of Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance and as Alfred in Strauss’ Die Fledermaus. In addition to acting as Section Leader for the music department’s Symphonic Chorus, he also performed as the tenor soloist in Handel’s Messiah, Schubert’s Mass in C, Bach’s Cantata No. 4, and Chilcott’s Requiem, among others. Christopher has been seen performing throughout the San Francisco Bay Area with Pocket Opera, First Street Opera, Jarvis Conservatory of Music, Sonoma Musica Viva, and in 2016 received a fellowship to join the Texas Music Festival in their program Le Chiavi: The Keys to Bel Canto. In 2017 he returned to SSU as the tenor soloist for Schubert's Magnificat and David Maslanka's Hosannas. Christopher relocated to New York in the fall of 2018 and is excited to be joining The New York Collegiate Singers as Tenor Section Leader for their spring concert, as well as in the chorus of New Amsterdam Opera’s concert production of Massenet’s Hérodiade. Christopher resides in New York City and studies with his voice teacher, David Burnakus.