Chris Pandolfi

Chris Pandolfi

My grandparents, Frank and Carmela Pandolfi, started the Connecticut Opera Association in 1942. I never met my grandfather, but my grandmother lived next door as we grew up (my brothers and I slept under the grand piano that took up her whole living room when our parents were gone). She got us started with music at a pretty young age. Ultimately inspired by my older brother Jono’s musical tastes and exploits, I got my first banjo in the summer of 1997. The next ten or so years flew by. During that time I got my undergrad degree at Dartmouth College... more