- Levels Taught:
- Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I use the Exact-Notes online music curriculum for K-12 students and homeschoolers, which includes group practice features where students can get daily one-on-one support from home, and dive deeper into improvisation, composition, and music appreciation together with other music-loving students from around the world.
- Teaches students:
- Ages 4 to 18 and special needs
- Teaching since:
Hello! I've been a full-time private music tutor for 17 years for violin, viola, cello, guitar, piano, and ukulele! In that time I've enjoyed teaching more than 30,000 private lessons to students of every type. If you're looking for a fun, well-rounded, and professional approach to music either as a hobby or a serious pursuit, please contact me!
K-12 online music curriculum for Niles Community Schools and Hamilton Community Schools in West Michigan.
30,000+ lessons on violin, viola, cello, guitar, ukulele, and piano.
Private lessons and small ensembles.
Fine arts center for kids. Locations across West Michigan in Jenison, Holland, and Sparta.
Zach is an excellent instructor. He makes learning piano fun and exciting. My daughter is so excited about piano, she plays all the time and it’s awesome!!
Learning a lot after just a few lessons!
Zach has been AMAZING for my child. He is patient and able to pull the best out of each student he teaches. He also has a phenomenal way of teaching music. He developed a program that makes it easier for the student to read the music, levels to help them progress and opportunities to interact with other people in live practice sessions. You will not be disappointed if you use him!Show More
Mr. Zach is an amazing instructor. I’ve learned so much from him!
My son is loving the cello and I am certain that has a lot to do with Zach’s teaching style. He is a great instructor!
Thank You!!!!!!! It was a great start
Really great instructor. Actively keeps the student engaged while motivating them. He also uses a really cool teaching style he designed that helps the student understand the notes so much better. This method creates less stress for the student why trying to learn and play at the same time.Show More
Very friendly, fun and helpful. Helped my son feel like playing an instrument didn't just have to be a chore but it can be FUN.
Zach is amazing. I've had two lessons with him thus far and I feel so much more positive about learning the piano. I'm 37, getting into it a bit later than most, and he's great at keeping me on track and focused on the basics. He has a wealth of knowledge about music theory and the mechanics, as well as theories on how to teach. I'm pleased I stumbled onto him as my first teacher!Show More
Zach works very well with kids and is entertaining while he teaches!
Zoe felt comfortable and enjoyed the lesson. Zach was able to help us figure out how to get the instrument back in tune after moving to a new climate. The online format worked great.
Zach is encouraging and makes lessons fun!
Emma is delighted with her first lesson. I needed to insist on putting her violin down to sit down and finish her school work. She is home schooled. Love the way he teaches. Very clear lessons.
Robert really enjoyed his lesson! He was pleased with his progress last week!
My son enjoyed the lesson!
My 11 year old son had his first violin lesson with Zach and LOVED IT! Looking forward to his lesson next week! :)
Great first lesson.
Great first lesson! Looking forward to many more!
Great first lesson! Looking forward to the next one!
Zach is able to keep my active son engaged during the lesson. My son has already learned a ton and is eager to learn more!
Zach has been awesome! He's knowledgable, is patient with my young daughter, and she has improved immensely in just 5 lessons!
Very energetic, fun and helped me improve!
My 6 yo is taking violin classes with Zach online. The classes are high energy, very engaging, informative, and fun.
I really appreciated that Zach was very understanding and flexible with crazy changing work schedules. He does a good job of mixing music theory, technical exercises, while still being open and even encouraging the student to working on styles and pieces they are interested in and enjoy. Zach is great about asking the student what they want to learn and work on, while still making sure that they are always learning something new and always pushing themselves. Zach always seems to genuinely care and get excited about music, teaching, and his students.Show More
Zach is very personable and figured out a great method to motivate my reluctant child--fake money!! He also developed his own musical notation to aid in helping students learn how to read music but in such a way that isn't as complicated as the standard notation. My son really likes him.Show More
My daughter is very shy and quiet. Zach is fantastic and she loves him! He is patient and funny. His way of teaching works! She is just 6 years old and is already playing songs after just 6 weeks. His music curriculum is so easy to understand and play! We've been very impressed.Show More