About the Director

 

Paul Christensen, Director

A native of Stewart, Minnesota, Paul Christensen, director of the Augsburg Centennial Singers, attended Augsburg College where he sang in the Augsburg Choir and majored in music.

While at Augsburg, he was hired to direct the adult choir at First Lutheran Church, Columbia Heights, Minnesota. After military service, he returned to First Lutheran as their full-time Minister of Music. He stayed for 37 years, directing five choirs and playing organ until retirement is 2000. Paul served at assistant director and accompanist of the Centennial Singers for the past 11 years and also sang in the Kinsmen Quartet. He brings a strong musical background to his position as director.