Christopher Holman

Since winning the Albert Schweitzer Competition, American organist Christopher Holman has performed on some of the most important historic and modern organs in Europe and North America. He has appeared at major international festivals, including the Leipzig Bach Festival in Germany, the Festival international de l’orgue ancienne in Sion, Switzerland, and the Festival Internacional de Órgano y Música Antigua in Oaxaca, Mexico. He has released two recordings, and his playing has been broadcast on German and Swiss national television and radio. In 2017, he received a grant from the Frank Huntington Beebe Fund to study and perform on historic organs in Europe as a Fellow at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis in Switzerland. His research has been published in Early Music (with a forthcoming article in Keyboard Perspectives, he is Editor of the journal Vox Humana, and is Director of Musicology for Bach Society Houston. He studied with Robert Bates at the University of Houston and Dana Robinson at the University of Illinois. In October, he will begin doctoral study at the University of Oxford, and will begin the post of Organ Scholar of Exeter College.