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Who is Christopher Jackson?
Christopher Donald Jackson is a Canadian organist, harpsichordist, and choral conductor. A graduate of the École de musique Vincent-d'Indy and the Conservatoire de musique du Québec à Montréal, he co-founded both the Société des Concerts d'orgue de Montréal and the Studio de musique ancienne de Montréal in 1974. He has served as the Artistic Director of the latter institutions since 1988, notably conducting the ensemble in several recordings. The groups 1998 recording, Heavenly Spheres was awarded a Félix Award from the ADISQ and the Juno Award for Classical Album of the Year – Vocal or Choral Performance in 2000.
Jackson has taught on the music faculties of Concordia University and McGill University. He has also held the post of organist and choirmaster at a variety of churches in Montreal, including St. George's Anglican Church.
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