Cristian is a third generation violinist originally from Romania, where he started his music journey at the age of 6.
He graduated from Cluj Napoca Music University, in the heart of Transylvania, where he studied with N. Silaghi (founder of the Transylvanian Quartet) and Stefan Ruha, a renowned international soloist winner of the Tchaikovsky Competition. Cristian also holds a master’s degree in Chamber Music.
During his 20-year teaching career, Cristian has been privileged to teach students from all ages and levels, including students who have prepared for international competitions and concerts. Some of the highlights of his performing career include, performances as a soloist with the CMO in Canada, the EuroArt Chamber Orchestra in Romania and solo performances in some parts of Canada and the US.