Christopher Askwith graduated from Carleton University in 2006, having studied classical
voice with Susan Blyth-Schofield and taken classes in composition (and, subsequently, conducting). He has been active in Ottawa’s
choral scene for nearly twenty years, as a member of the Ottawa Regional Youth Choir, Carleton University Choir, Ottawa Choral
Society, and Ottawa Bach Choir.
a founding member of the Harmonia Choir of Ottawa, and remains with that choir, not only as a chorister, but also in the capacity
of Composer-in-Residence. He has conducted choral workshops for youth and briefly conducted a small local choir, the Vista
Singers, and looks forward to the opportunity and challenge of working with the Ottawa Brahms Choir.
Christopher lives in Ottawa with his wife and young son.