Mr. Edgar B. Highberger

Edgar Highberger has been Minister of Music and Organist at FPC since 1965.  He was Associate Professor of Music and University Organist at Seton Hill University in Greensburg from 1979 – 2016, where he was named “Professor of the Year” in 2005 and received the faculty award of “Excellence in Liberal Arts Teaching” in 2009.  He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Music Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and the Master of Fine Arts degree in Organ Performance from Carnegie Mellon University.  His post-graduate study in organ and English Cathedral music was done at the York Minster in England.  He is married to Joanne Salvador Highberger, who is a retired chemist.