Christopher Morrongiello is a graduate of the Mannes College of Music, the Royal College of Music, and the University of Oxford.
In 1993 he was a prizewinner in the BBC Radio 2 Young Musician of the Year Competition and in 1996 he was awarded a Marco Fodella Foundation Scholarship for studies in Milan. Currently, he is completing a doctoral thesis at Oxford about Elizabethan and Jacobean lute music. Christopher has toured and recorded with some of Europe’s finest early music groups and performers, including soprano Emily Van Evera, the Taverner Consort, and the Dowland Consort.
He teaches the lute in Long Island, New York.