Steve Hickman is in his tenth year teaching choral music in the Gilbert School District. A native of Arizona, Mr. Hickman grew up in Gilbert and attended Highland High School, where he graduated with Kristen in 2002. His received his undergraduate degree in Music Education from NAU and is currently the assistant director of choirs at Highland High School.

Steve sings professionally in the Phoenix area, including four seasons with the Grammy award-winning Phoenix Chorale. He is an active church musician, singing for various congregations and special events throughout Phoenix, and is currently the tenor soloist at Victory Lutheran Church in Mesa. Steve has held state office with the American Choral Directors Association and is active as a choral clinician/adjudicator in Arizona.