Composer, arranger, musical director, and choral singer Bill Heigen is a recipient of awards in Brazil (Vocal Brasil CCBB 2012 and Nona Mostra FIL) in the US (MCE Composer Competition 2015-2016) and South Korea (Busan Choral Composition Competition) for his compositions, vocal arrangements, and choral directing. He holds a Master’s Degree in Music Composition from Hunter College. NYC, and a Master’s Degree in Voice Performance from University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Heigen’s compositions and vocal arrangements have been performed by ensembles across the US, France, Germany, Brazil, Portugal, United Kingdom, Australia, South Africa, Lebanon, Japan, Italy and Poland. He has performed in several vocal ensembles such as the award-winning Choral Chameleon, the award-winning C4, the National Chorale, the Salvatones, New York Holiday Choristers. and St. Michael’s Choir.
He has been hired as a professional singer by many other church choirs, synagogues and community choirs in the Tri-State Area. He served as the accompanist for Hunter College’s Jazz Vocal Workshop as well. Currently, he works as a music teacher, composer, arranger, and vocal coach. He is also a Tenor Soloist at St. Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church, NYC.