Michael Hegeman holds a Ph.D. in Homiletics (Preaching) and New Testament Studies from Princeton Theological Seminary where he taught speech, preaching and liturgy courses for ten years. An Arizona resident since 1978, Michael graduated from Grand Canyon University (1990) with a degree in Music Education.
Michael taught music at the First Presbyterian Academy, formerly housed in the Historic First Presbyterian Church (Phoenix). Michael has also taught in China and Israel/Palestine and is a composer of choral music, having just recently had new choral works premiered at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City and the Berlin Cathedral in Germany.
Currently, Michael teaches courses in Spiritual Studies and frequently lectures on diverse topics dealing with faith and religion around the Phoenix metropolitan area. Michael has been a member of the Phoenix Symphony Chorus for the past eleven years and is currently the managing director of the Pinnacle Concert Series at Pinnacle Presbyterian Church.