Christopher Ramaekers
Assistant Professor

Christopher Ramaekers

Biography

Winner of the 2011 American Prize in Orchestral Conducting, Christopher Ramaekers is currently Director of Orchestras at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and Artistic Director for the Access Contemporary Music Davis Theater Concert Series. Chris has been Music Director of the Orchestra of St. Vincent’s and the Hyde Park Youth Symphony, Principal Conductor of the Ravenswood Community Orchestra, and and the summer of 2017 marked his eighth season as Director of Orchestras at Camp Encore/Coda in Sweden, Maine.

As a guest conductor, Chris has appeared with the Skokie Valley Symphony, Kalamazoo Symphony, North Shore Chamber Orchestra, Salt Creek Chamber Orchestra, the Alice Millar Brass Ensemble, Ensemble Dal Niente, the Palomar Ensemble, the Chicago Opera Vanguard, and internationally with the Berlin Sinfonietta.