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Staff & Vestry
Parish Musician

Luke Engen

Luke Engen is a native of Elgin, IL and became the Parish Musician at Saint James in February of 2018.  Luke attended Judson University in Elgin where he completed the Performance Certificate in Music Program with an emphasis in organ under Dr. Dale Voelker. He also studied organ privately with Dr. David Christiansen. Before coming to Saint James, Luke was the handbell choir director and assistant organist at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Elgin since 2013. Additionally, Luke sings tenor with the Elgin Master Chorale.

Luke attended Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin and the Harry Wendelstedt School for Umpires in Daytona Beach, Florida. He spent four years in professional baseball working as an umpire for the California, Midwest, New York-Penn, Appalachian, and Gulf Coast Leagues. Currently, Luke teaches Spanish at Dundee-Crown High School.