Winter Concert Soloist
Gjorgj Kroqi started playing cello at the age of six. He attended the music school “Prenk Jakova” in his native town of Shkoder, Albania. Mr. Kroqi earned his degree in cello performance and teaching from the “Academy of Fine Arts” in Tirana (Albania).
From 1994-1998, he studied in Graz (Austria). During that time he was an active performer with various groups in the region including the orchestra of the Cathedral of Graz. Since arriving in Connecticut, Mr. Kroqi has performed with many orchestras including Waterbury Symphony, Bridgeport Symphony, Wallingford Symphony, New Britain Symphony and many other groups.
From 2001-2016, Mr. Kroqi was the Music Director, Chamber Orchestra Conductor and Cello Coach of the Greater Waterbury Youth Symphony. Currently Mr. Kroqi is the orchestra director at Roger Ludlowe Middle School in Fairfield and is the cello teacher at The Taft School in Watertown, CT.
Mr. Kroqi teaches cello privately in the Fairfield and Cheshire areas. He joined he Greater Connecticut Youth Orchestras organization during the 2018-19 season as a String Coach. This is his first year as Bravura Orchestra Conductor.
Antonin Dvorak's Cello Concerto with soloist Gjorgj Kroqi
February 24, 2024 7:30pm