Music Director, Co-founder
Kristo Kondakci is a highly sought-after young conductor in Boston. His professional conducting debut with the Albanian National Orchestra in 2014, presenting Wagner's Tannhäuser Overture and Mahler's Symphony No. 1, was so successful that it led to his immediate appointment as Principal Guest Conductor of the Orchestra.
Kristo is currently the conducting fellow of the Boston Philharmonic. Designed uniquely for him, this fellowship includes conducting neighborhood concerts, duties in managing the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, and assisting in rehearsals and concerts as an apprentice to Music Director Benjamin Zander.
In addition to Eureka, Kristo is also the assistant conductor of the Boston Landmarks Orchestra, an artistic director with the North End Performing Arts Center, a guest conductor with East Coast Scoring, as well as local community orchestras and college groups such as the Cambridge Symphony Orchestra and Harvard's River Charles Ensemble. He holds a Master’s Degree in Conducting (2015) and a Bachelor's Degree in Composition (2013) from the New England Conservatory, where he was named named a Beneficent Society Scholar (2013) and hailed as NEC's Scholarship Star (2012).