Zach Hemenway is Director of Music at Epiphany, a post he has held since July 2018.
Zach holds an undergraduate degree in organ performance from Yale University and a masters in organ performance from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY. At Yale, he was particularly active in the Institute of Sacred Music. Prior to Epiphany, Zach was director of music at St. Paul’s, Philadelphia, PA. He is a frequent guest organist throughout Western Washington.
At Epiphany, Zach directs our choral program, oversees all liturgical music, our concert series, and all facets of the musical life of the parish. In addition, he is a member of our liturgical team, and participates in the sermon writing process each week. Zach’s passion for church music lies in hymn playing, liturgical improvisation, and helping singers of all levels achieve excellence.
Zach is a happy Philadelphia transplant who has found new roots in Seattle with his goldendoodle, Dexter. In his free time, Zach is dedicated to physical fitness – particularly weightlifting, crossfit, and skiing.