Connor Koppin (b.1991) is an award-winning composer and conductor of choral music. A graduate of Wartburg College in Waverly Iowa, Connor is currently pursuing his Master's degree in choral conducting from Michigan State University. Koppin’s music is quickly becoming recognized as substantial choral repertoire and is frequently performed as a part of nationwide all-state choirs, honor choirs, and in collegiate and liturgical settings. In March of 2014 his piece, "i carry your heart" received it's premiere at Carnegie Hall (It was given a standing ovation upon completion). He currently has music published with Morning Star Music Publishers, ECS publishing, Music Spoke, and CJKMusic. He as been commissioned by reputable ensembles such as, The Wartburg Choir, Luther College Norsemen, and the Luther College Collegiate Chorale. Connor also serves as a guest conductor and clinician and has conducted honor choirs in the state of Iowa. He currently lives in Des Moines, IA and teaches high school vocal music.