Christopher Ducasse, a native of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, is a highly accomplished musician and conductor renowned for his exceptional talent and dedication to choral music. Trained at the Holy Trinity Music School in voice, violin, and piano, he joined the Philharmonic Orchestra of Holy Trinity in 2007 and conducted their main choir, Les Petits Chanteurs, from 2011 to 2015.

Pursuing advanced studies, Christopher participated in the BLUME HAITI Scholar program at Lawrence University in 2015, where he had the opportunity to refine his musical expertise while immersing himself in a vibrant exchange of ideas and cultures. Continuing his pursuit of excellence, Christopher earned a Bachelor’s in Choral Music Education from Silver Lake College of the Holy Family in 2017, followed by a Master’s degree in Choral Conducting from McGill University in 2023.

Throughout his illustrious career, Christopher has been motivated by a desire to shape the next generation of musicians by imparting his knowledge and passion to aspiring vocalists. He has collaborated with numerous choirs, including leading the young talents of Les Petits Chanteurs de Sainte-Trinité, co-conducting the Adleisia Choir, and serving as Course Instructor and Conductor of the McGill Concert Choir. He currently holds positions as the Artistic Director of Hypatia’s Voice (a Treble Voice Choir based in Ottawa), as a conductor on the Artistic team of the Ottawa Children’s Choir, and as Music Director of Le Petit Chœur de Rosemère.

Christopher’s talents extend beyond conducting to composing vocal and instrumental works performed by renowned groups, including the Philharmonic Orchestra of Holy Trinity Music School, the Lawrence University Cello Ensemble, the Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra, and the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir.

Christopher’s work has garnered significant recognition and praise. In 2018, he was awarded the first prize at the prestigious WCDA Conducting Competition. In the Spring of 2022, Cypress Choral Music published a selection of his choral compositions, including Agnus Dei and Sanctus – Benedictus. His latest composition, commissioned by the Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra in Appleton, Wisconsin, premiered in April 2022.

An accomplished baritone vocalist, pianist, and violinist, Christopher also pursues a diverse range of interests, include photography, through which he expresses his unique world perspective. His exceptional artistry, driven by an unwavering commitment to musical excellence and passion for choral music’s transformative power, continues to inspire audiences and musicians alike.