Jeff Heyl

Following graduation from the Eastman School of Music in 1980, Jeffrey Heyl taught in public schools in New York and Pennsylvania, and worked as a freelance musician. In 1988 he obtained a Master's Degree in Opera from the Hartt School of Music at the University of Hartford, where he also taught voice in the community school. In 1995, he received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Iowa. In addition to his work with Covenant Seminary, where he serves as Adjunct Professor in Practical Theology, Heyl serves on the faculties of Missouri Baptist University and Lindenwood University. Since 1998 he has been minister of music at the Kirk of the Hills Presbyterian Church in St. Louis.

Joyeux Noel! Great Music for the Celebration of Our Lord’s Birthday


Christmas, the time of magic, the time of mystery. In it’s present manner, surely it’s a bit much sometimes. The pervasive materialism, the shallow…

In the beginning… was Bach: A Bach Primer


This article is intended to shed some insight and road maps to some of the great church music of the past and present. There…