Christof Richter, baroque violin, obtained his Bachelor and Master of Music degrees at the Peabody Institute. He furthered his studies in Vienna at the Konservatorium der Stadt Wien and has participated in the Taos Chamber Music Festival, New England Bach Festival, Baroque Performance Institute at Oberlin, and the Institut fur Musik und Kirche, Bressanone, Italy. A frequent performer in the Baltimore-Washington area, Mr. Richter also regularly returns to his native Colombia, South America for recitals and concerto appearances. He is the concertmaster of the Haendel Choir Period Instrument Orchestra of Baltimore and the Artistic Director and Founder of La Rocinante. He performs with many of the period instrument ensembles in the Baltimore-Washington area and with the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra.