J. Christopher Buddo

Double Bass

J. Christopher Buddo is the former Dean of the College of Fine Arts and Communication at East Carolina University.  Prior to becoming dean, he was the Director of the School of Music at ECU.   He has also held faculty and administrative positions at Baylor University in Waco, Texas.  As a double bassist, he has performed with the Birch Creek Summer Music Festival in Door County Wisconsin and the Bedford Springs Music Festival in Pennsylvania, the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, the Waco Symphony, the Des Moines Symphony, the Quad-City Symphony, and the Roanoke Symphony.  As a conductor, Dr. Buddo has led numerous university opera productions, he has directed the Iowa City Youth Orchestra, and he was the founding conductor of the Waco Symphony Youth Orchestra.