Christoph Keggenhoff was born in Mainz, Germany in 1957. He studied Catholic Church Music at the Johannes-Gutenberg University in his native city. He graduated with the A-Exam, the highest degree awarded a church musician in Germany. Keggenhoff made additional studies at the Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Mannheim where he earned his concert diploma in Organ. He has also participated in numerous masterclasses.
Keggenhoff has played concerts throughout Germany, as well as in Belgium, England, France, Croatia, Austria, Poland, Switzerland, Ukraine, and the United States, where has made six concert tours since 1999.
Keggenhoff has released eight CDs as organist and conductor on the Organum Classics label.
In addition to his work as an organist, Keggenhoff is a published author on organ-related topics.
Since 1992 Keggenhoff has been a board member of the Association of German Organ Consultants (VOD), and since 2009 he has been this organization's elected president.
Keggenhoff was Kantor and Organist in Bonn-Bad Godesberg before he was invited to work in the Speyer Cathedral beginning in 1991. He currently serves the Cathedral as associate Cathedral Organist and as associate director of the Diocesan Church Music Institute. A well-known practitioner of Gregorian Chant, Keggenhoff is the founder, music direktor, and conductor of the noted Schola Cantorum Saliensis, a Gregorian Chant choir that made several important CDs. Keggenhoff is also one of the official organ consultants of the Diocese of Speyer.