Our Minister of Music

Wayne Lackman graduated from Pacific Lutheran University and received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Choral Conducting under the tutelage of Dr. Richard Skones. A native of Montana, Wayne performed as tenor soloist with the Choir of the West and Opera program at Pacific Lutheran University. Wayne brings with him a rich resume of experience which includes 23 years as the choir director at Gig Harbor High School. Wayne’s choirs consistently rate superior ratings and have won awards throughout the United States and Europe. He also directs local community choirs and musical theater groups in the area. Wayne has been involved in church music ministry for many years and currently is the Minister of Music at the Fox Island United Church of Christ. He is an active member with the American Choral Director’s Association and a previous board member with the Washington Music Educators Association.