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Trained Singer / Actor who has sung professionally in English, Italian, German, Spanish, Hebrew, Yiddish, French, and Estonian.
Upcoming Appearances 2020:
Bronx Opera: The Bartered Bride (May 2020)
Metropolitan Opera - Supernumerary 2019-2020 Season
Ember Ensemble NYC & NJ
NYC February 29th, 2020
Montclair NJ March 1st, 2020
NYC May 16th, 2020
Montclair NJ May 17th, 2020
Christopher currently sings every Sunday morning in church at St. Matthew and St. Timothy Church on West 84th Street in Manhattan
Featured Soloist work in the New York region has included Concert Appearances:
-Mahagonny Songspiel as "Jimmy" (Featured Soloist in German) by Kurt Weill with the Brooklyn Metro Chamber Orchestra
-New York Festival Singers / Litha Symphony Orchestra New Years Eve Gala 2018 and 2019. Summer Concert Series section leader.
-Ember / Schola Cantorum on Hudson (Four Concerts 2018) as Baritone Concert Soloist, Choral Ringer, and Flautist.
-"In the Name of the Earth" at St. John the Divine as part of Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2018
-"Esto-Atlantis Concert" at Alice Tully Hall @ Lincoln Center with the Estonian Chorale of NYC 2018
-Featured Soloist, Section Leader and Occasional Director of the Estonian House Mixed Chorus in New York
Christopher Tefft recently performed Off Broadway in the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's Drama Desk Nominated production of "Amerike: The Golden Land" at the National Jewish Museum in Battery Park.
Christopher traveled to Saudi Arabia with "Scooby Doo LIVE: The Mystery of the Pyramid" in December 2017, produced by EventBox. He was a Featured Singer in the show, which included special effects and traveled across Saudi from Riyadh to Jeddah. He was interviewed by Saudi Arabian television before their performance for royalty.
Christopher will continue performing in the Metropolitan Opera as a Supernumerary. Recent productions include "Aida" ('17-'19), "Tosca" ('18-'20), "La Boheme ('15-'20)", "Turandot"('17-'20), "Mefistofele"('19), and "Semiramide"('18).
As a professional Christmas Caroler since 2010, Chris currently sings with Cobblestone Entertainment's Carolers during the holiday season.
Christopher performed at "The Growing Stage: The Children's Theatre of New Jersey" as Captain Braid Beard in "How I Became a Pirate" May 2016.
Christopher is a proud member of Actor's Equity Association, the union for professional stage performers. He joined Monday, April 4th, 2016, qualifying for membership with an Equity contract.
Christopher traveled to Cairo, Egypt with "Scooby Doo LIVE: The Mystery of the Pyramid" in March 2016. He was the featured soloist in the show.
Christopher performed Summer 2015 in
Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's production of "Les Miserables" Performances sold out during summer 2015.
Chris performed with the Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in "Midlife 2: The Crisis Continues", a world premiere musical written and directed by Jim and Bob Walton. For Christmas 2014, he was in DADT / Prather Entertainment Group's productions of "A Wonderful Life" and "A Velveteen Rabbit Christmas".
Chris frequently performs as a professional church singer with the "Gsus Band" at St. Joseph's Church in the West Village. He currently sings every Sunday at St. Matthew and St. Timothy Church on West 84th Street in Manhattan.
Hear Chris' choral singing with See-A-Dot Music Publishing in the following links:
Rock Ballad: "Time" Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon
Jazz Ballad: "Lush Life" Jazz Standard by Billy Strayhorn - features chromatics and sotto voce