Christopher Buckley

Bassoon

Christopher Buckley

Christopher Buckley, 21, is an Adelaide-born bassoonist currently in the final year of his Bachelor of Music at the Elder Conservatorium. He has performed in events all over the world, including the Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebrations in 2016. Growing up in Adelaide, Chris attended Brighton Secondary School under the Special Interest Music program as a bassoonist and clarinettist, and has played in AdSI, AdYWO and AdYO during this time. He was also a member of the AdYO WInd Quintet in 2017 and is currently performing in the AdYO Alumni ensemble. Chris is currently principal bassoonist of the Elder Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra, with his studies supported by the Victor Allen Edgeloe Scholarship. He hopes to continue his studies overseas and someday play professionally in a symphony orchestra.