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Our Team: Kristjon Imperio, Interim Executive Director

Kristjon Imperio, Piano / Organ

Interim Executive Director

Kristjon Imperio joined Pakachoag’s leadership team as director of programs and community engagement in 2018, and was appointed as the School’s interim executive director in March 2024.  He is an experienced pianist, organist, clinician, and music administrator.

Kristjon is heralded as a pianist with extensive artistic range, having performed major concerti of Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Grieg, Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky, and Brahms with orchestras throughout the United States.  He has also served as a piano, choral, and chamber ensemble clinician at schools and universities in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Maine.

An experienced administrator and music director, Kristjon previously held the position of program director for Thayer Performing Arts Center in Lancaster, MA and has served consecutive director of music positions at churches through Massachusetts for over two decades.  He founded Bolton Philharmonic Society, Inc. in 2008 and served as artistic director of the organization’s four community choral and instrumental ensembles until his retirement in 2016. During his eight years with the Philharmonic, he managed and conducted over thirty performances of major works by Vivaldi, Haydn, Mozart, Chopin, Dvorak, Vierne, Duruflé, Vaughan Williams, Hindemith, Barber, and Rutter.

In addition to his role at the School, Kristjon is organist and assistant director of music at Wellesley Village Church, and is on the faculty of Handel and Haydn Society’s Youth Choruses.