Michael Zauchin is a native of Birmingham, Alabama. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Choral Music Education from the University of Alabama. While at Alabama Michael was very involved around campus, as well as around the state of Alabama. He is a member of Phi Mu Alpha Fraternity, the Alabama Vocal Association, the American Choral Directors Association, the National Association for Music Educators and Kappa Delta Epsilon Education Honors Fraternity. Michael has served as a show choir consultant since 2007, and he founded Resonance, University of Alabama's first show choir while attending UA. During his tenure at Alabama, he built the show choir program to a recognized level of excellence.
Upon graduating from UA, Michael taught at Marietta High School in Marietta, Georgia where he taught IB World Music, AP Theory, and choir. Under his direction, the choral program grew from fifty-three singers to two hundred singers in two years, while consistently achieving superior ratings at festival. He was also the Musical Director for the Earl Smith Strand Theater in Marietta, Georgia, where he produced the following music revue shoes: The Motown Sound, The Best of Broadway, and Strandemonium.
Michale began his tenure directing the Oak Mountain High School choral department in the fall of 2013 and he currently serves on the Alabama ACDA board as the R&S Show Choir Chair.
"I am pushed everyday to become a better teacher because of the students I teach. It is a blessing to work with such wonderful young adults everyday."