Craig Wingrove


Craig Wingrove graduated from York University with an Honours BFA in music, and from the Royal Conservatory of Music, where he received his ARCT in piano performance. A full-time musician at NBS since 1991, he has also been a regular guest pianist at the National Ballet of Canada.


Over the course of his career, Craig has produced and recorded fourteen CDs of music for ballet classes, the "Musical Gems" series, and has written three books of piano scores for these. He teaches music in the Teacher Training Program, has written two books on music for dance and maintains a private teaching studio. His piece Improvisation #4 was featured in the 2005 Hollywood film "The Man' in which he performed live. Craig has written music for nine children's musicals and one pop/rock opera with The Really Little Theatre Company.


In addition to playing for ballet classes at NBS, Craig is an integral part of the School's outreach initiatives and he has travelled with NBS ballet teachers throughout Canada, conducting movement and music workshops for elementary school children.