Christopher's journey into the world of recording began at Ithaca College, where he crafted numerous original songs within the Borg Warner Recording Studio. As his passion for studio work intensified, he collaborated with film score composer Ron Riddle to establish expansive song databases for the Discovery and National Geographic Channels. Motivated by this experience, he took the leap to create his own home studio, serving as the current hub for his ongoing creative endeavors.
Beyond his musical pursuits, Christopher has woven aerial video production into his repertoire, holding an FAA license as a remote pilot specializing in aerial videography and photography. His portfolio includes collaborations with prestigious clients such as Wellesley College, the Green Energy Consumer’s Alliance in partnership with 42 Degrees North Media, and New Day Films. Notably, he shared his expertise by leading a seminar on drone videography at Emerson College.
Christopher Weigel, baritone, is a classical singer, teacher, composer, actor, and contemporary recording artist. Graduating with an M.M. from New England Conservatory (NEC) in 2013, after earning a bachelor’s degree in Vocal Performance and Music Education from Ithaca College, Weigel has crafted a dynamic career in the realm of music.
Currently serving as a Choir Director at Stoughton High School and a cantor at St. Brigid and Gate of Heaven Churches in South Boston, Weigel's musical journey encompasses diverse roles. His time at NEC saw him starring in a traveling outreach opera for children in Greater Boston, taking a lead role in the US premiere of Rossini's La Gazzetta, and performing as a dueling pianist at the renowned Lansdowne Pub at Fenway. In 2015, he premiered a recently discovered cantata by Giacomo Carissimi at the University of Hartford under Dr. Susan Mardinly (with grateful permission from Biblioteca of Venice Conservatory of Music Benedetto Marcello.) Notably, he opened for Pentatonix in 2019 in a vocal quartet.
For the past decade, Weigel has been an integral part of the Metropolitan Chorale and Boston Pops annual Holiday Tour, showcasing his vocal percussion skills and assuming understudy and cover roles for prominent solo performances. This is his second year appearing with the Holiday Singers Octet, a group of soloists that perform with the Pops for their Holiday Children’s Matinees. Christopher also served as the baritone Artist in Residence for the Metropolitan Chorale from 2014-2019. A seasoned performer, he has sung the National Anthem at Gillette Stadium for the New England Patriots and the New England Revolution soccer team.
Performing the National Anthem at Gillette Stadium for the New England Patriots
When not immersed in the realms of teaching, performing, or recording, Christopher can be seen in acting roles, appearing in new TV episodes, commercials, and films. Explore his diverse artistic journey further through his IMDb listing for a comprehensive overview of his career.
Throughout his music education, Weigel held numerous opera roles, soloed with choirs, accompanied choruses, and recorded original songs. Weigel currently writes and records new music in the Greater Boston area, where he lives with his wife, Kelly, while actively pursuing new opportunities in his music career. Christopher and Kelly welcomed their first child, Kate, into their lives in April of 2022.
Performing with the Boston Pops at Symphony Hall