Executive Director Mark Hanke

Mark Hanke has been the Executive Director of Musica Sacra since 2019, having previously served as the organization’s Administrative Director. Mark has led with an eye towards innovation, updating operating systems, greatly expanding Musica Sacra’s digital presence, and providing exclusive digital content during the Covid-19 pandemic.Before joining Musica Sacra, Mark was founder, performer, librettist, and CEO of Opera-Tunity, a children’s opera company that created original children’s operas based on a diverse array of myths and folktales.  The operas were performed in schools throughout Connecticut and fully integrated into their curriculum.

Mark is a professional singer and music educator, performing in choirs, operas, and musical theatre.  He holds a Bachelor Music from MSM and teaches voice and music theory at Washington Heights Choir School.