Christian Humcke


Christian Humcke is a composer, pianist, organist, conductor, and piano tuner who currently serves as Organist and Music Director for St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Williamsport, PA. His compositions have been performed across the country and internationally. Recently, several of his choral works have been performed by the
First & Franklin Presbyterian Church Choir in Baltimore, and his Piece for Mixed Ensemble was performed and recorded by the Omnibus Ensemble in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. He was librettist, composer, conductor, pianist, and organist for his two-act chamber opera Cajuum Jaa Amajiis, which featured the singers of the Bucknell
Opera Company. Over the past two years, he transcribed and edited Karl Siegmund von Seckendorff’s 1777 monodrama Proserpina in collaboration with musicologist Annie J. Randall. Proserpina was performed by the New York Baroque Incorporated Ensemble on October 14, 2016 at Bucknell University’s Weis Center for the
Performing Arts for the first time since its premiere in 1778. He recently earned his Master of Music in Composition from the Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University, where he studied with Oscar Bettison, and before that attended Bucknell University, where he earned a Bachelor of Music in Composition, studying with Joseph Eidson and Paul Botelho.