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Christian Lolo Moreno is an active percussionist, timpanist and drum-set artist, specializing in orchestral & theatrical music.

As a freelance performer, Christian has played with the Chicago Philharmonic Society, Elgin Symphony Orchestra, Marriott Theatre, Music Theatre Works, Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra, Kenosha Symphony Orchestra, Porchlight Music Theatre, Metropolis, Chicago Composers Orchestra, Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra, and The Second City, to name a few. In 2022, he was invited to hold the keyboard III book on the national broadway tour of Charlie & the Chocolate Factory, traveling to over 65 cities across the United States, Mexico and Canada. From 2017-2019, he gigged extensively across the U.S with tribute acts, Close to You: The Music of the Carpenters & A Carpenters Christmas. Christian has completed seasonal contracts for several summer stock theatres, including The Timberlake Playhouse and Rocky Mountain Repertory, and has also collaborated on numerous productions with the theatre departments of Northwestern University, Columbia College and Roosevelt University. He is a frequent call for some of the top jobbing bands working across the midwest, including The Bluewater Kings, and has backed a number of local independent artists, chamber ensembles, worship groups and pickup orchestras. 

As an educator, Christian is a regular guest instructor at the People's Music School and maintains his own private studio. He has previously held teaching positions with the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras, The Ravinia Festival (Sistema Ravinia), Schaumburg High School, and The Cook County Jail's MHTC program, among many others. Mr. Moreno has also served as a presenter and adjudicator for various solo/ensemble festivals within the NW suburbs.

Christian is a graduate of the DePaul University School of Music, where he primarily studied with Ian Ding & Michael Kozakis

He is proud to endorse Sabian Cymbals and is a member of the American Federation of Musicians, local 10-208.

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"Super talented and laid back. I've played with him in various theatre situations over the last 4 years or so...great reader and he can do whatever style you throw at him... I highly recommend him" - David Orlicz- Broadway in Chicago

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