Christopher Holman

Christopher Holman is pursuing a doctorate in historical musicology at the University of Oxford, where he is also postgraduate Organ Scholar at Exeter College and Graduate Teaching Assistant in Bach Keyboard Music and Techniques of Composition at New College. Since winning the Albert Schweitzer Competition, he has performed 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. In 2017, he held a fellowship from the Frank Huntington Beebe Fund to study and pursue research at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis in Basel, Switzerland, and has since performed on many of the most important historic organs in the world. He has presented papers and lectured at leading international conferences in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, and Switzerland, and his research has been published in Early Music (with a forthcoming paper in Keyboard Perspectives). He is also Founder and Editor of the online journal Vox Humana, an affiliate publication of the American Guild of Organists. He studied with Robert Bates at the University of Houston and Dana Robinson at the University of Illinois. His dissertation focuses on Bach performance practice during the long nineteenth century in France, and is under the supervision of Robert Quinney. For more information, please visit www.christopherholman.com.


University of Oxford