Trained cellist, pianist, concert soprano, teacher

Early music, concert choirs, orchestras, opera, chamber music, recitals

Served on faculties of Dennison University and Kenyon College

Founder, Executive Director and Conductor of The Columbus Bach Ensemble - the orchestra with a voice a professional orchestra and chorus with soloists serving central Ohio 2000-2007.

Christine continues to maintain a private voice studio in Worthington, Ohio.

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Wearing a long, purple velvet gown, she held the baton stick with the delicacy of a surgeon, sweeping it through the thick baroque texture to cut fugues that were tender, melodious and haunting.
— Anchorage Daily News, Handel’s Messiah - Anchorage Guild of Organists


Throughout, Mortine’s tempos were not too fast to overlook important detail, yet not too slow as to lose sight of the work’s large-scale architecture.
— The Columbus Dispatch, 2004