Markus Zugehör studied French horn, piano and accompaniment at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Leipzig and the CNSM de Paris.
He has held teaching positions at the Leipzig Conservatory, the University of Halle and the Berlin University of the Arts. His concert activities as a soloist, accompanist and chamber musician have taken him through Germany, France, Greece, Switzerland, Spain, South Africa, North America, as well as to India, Canada, Benin and China (on behalf of the Goethe-Institut). He has produced radio and CD recordings for Wergo / Bayerischer Rundfunk, Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk, MDG, and TALANTON records. He has been employed by the Opera Studio of the Staatsoper Berlin since 2016.