Zebulon M. Highben
Zebulon M. Highben is a conductor-educator, composer, and church musician. Recently appointed Director of Choral Activities at Muskingum University (New Concord, OH), he previously taught at Luther Seminary and the University of Wisconsin River Falls, and served Lutheran and Presbyterian parishes in Ohio, Michigan, and Minnesota. Since 2005 he has been the Paul Bouman Chapel Choir Director at the annual Lutheran Summer Music Academy & Festival. Highben's compositions are frequently performed by collegiate, school, church, and community ensembles, and are published by Augsburg Fortress, Boosey & Hawkes, GIA Publications, and MorningStar Music. Composition awards include a Faith Partners grant and commission from the American Composers Forum (2011-2012) and the Raabe Prize for Excellence in Sacred Composition (2011). Highben studied at Ohio State University (B.M.E.), Luther Seminary and St. Olaf College (M.S.M.), and holds the D.M.A. in conducting from Michigan State University.
music by Zebulon M. Highben