Zachary Al-Radiedeh

Zachary A.

Catonsville, MD
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Lesson Details

Tuba

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I am an avid brass performer and teacher in the greater Baltimore area, having played for over a decade. In lessons, we will work out of some of the most trusted method books, discuss fundamental playing techniques in an accessible and easy-to-understand way, and search for unique solutions to individual problems as I tailor my teaching method to your learning style. All ages are welcome.
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About

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Zachary delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
2013

Hello! My name is Zachary (or Zac for short) and I am a Baltimore-based brass performer and teacher. I have been playing euphonium and other brass instruments for 14 years. Currently, I am in my final year as a music education student at Towson University, where I study euphonium with US Navy musician James Hicks. In addition to euphonium, I am quite proficient on both trombone and tuba, and have taught trumpet and horn as well.

Currently, I play euphonium in the Towson University Symphonic Band and Towson University Tuba Euphonium Ensemble, trombone in a folk-rock style band, and am an avid solo artist. I also have two years of experience as a nationally touring member of the Troopers Drum & Bugle Corps. In addition to these experiences, I have performed with the Cadets2 Drum & Bugle Corps, the Baltimore Ravens Marching Band, and the Bushwackers Drum & Bugle Corps. In 2013, I was a recipient of the United States Marine Corps Semper Fidelis Award for Musical Excellence.

Outside of performing, I am an avid teacher in the Baltimore area and beyond. I have worked as an instructor with various high school bands, including Perry Hall High School, Rockville High School, and Urbana High School.

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Experience

Social Media Coordinator
Sep 2018 - Present
National Chamber Winds

Brass Teacher
Jun 2018 - Present
The Music Space

Cast Member
May 2015 - Aug 2016
Troopers Drum & Bugle Corps

Performing member and baritonist for the nationally touring ensemble.

Education

Music Education
Sep 2013 - Present
Towson University
High School Diploma
Sep 2009 - Jun 2013
Rockville High School

Languages

Spanish
Limited Proficiency

Certifications

Volunteer Certification
Aug 2017
Baltimore County Public Schools

Included background check and fingerprinting

Awards

2nd Place, Friedmann Gordon Music Competition
Oct 2018
Towson University
Euphonium Audition Winner
Mar 2016
257th Army Band
Semper Fidelis Award for Musical Excellence
May 2013
United States Marine Corps

Affiliations

National Association for Music Education
May 2018

Founded in 1907, NAfME is among the world’s largest arts education organizations. NAfME advocates at the local, state, and national levels; provides resources for teachers, parents, and administrators; hosts professional development events; and offers a variety of opportunities for students and teachers.

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Tau Beta Sigma
Apr 2018

Tau Beta Sigma is a highly respected pre-eminent music organization comprised of over 160 collegiate chapters and more than 3,800 collegiate members with a balanced representation of women and men. Strong leadership thrives throughout our organization and we have a solid financial foundation. We cultivate and sponsor a variety of music education programs for our diverse membership and work closely with collegiate band directors. Our alumni association is an integral part of Tau Beta Sigma, promoting diversity efforts, social networking and assisting members in enhancing their professional leadership and employment possibilities after graduation from college. We are actively engaged in the community through music.

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Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America
Apr 2017

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America (also known as Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Phi Mu Alpha, or simply Sinfonia) is an American collegiate social[1] fraternity for men with a special interest in music. The fraternity is open to men "who, through a love for music, can assist in the fulfillment of [its] Object and ideals either by adopting music as a profession, or by working to advance the cause of music in America."

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Photos & Videos

2015 Troopers Drum & Bugle Corps

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Zac was a featured soloist with the Towson University Marching Band in 2015

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4 Reviews

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Max Jun 18, 2018
Conducting · In studio

Zac taught me how to properly perform an aria in front of a whole lot of important people that I was stressed about. He gave me some excellent pointers on how to work with a pianist. His knowledge of music and his experience in performance has certainly shaped the way I perceive my own performances ever since that lesson.

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James Jun 15, 2018
French Horn · In studio

As a musician, Zac is above and beyond talented. Because of his proficiency and excellence, he offers great insight and helpful hints on how to play properly and with support, two extremely important parts of being a musician. Lastly, it is quite obvious what music means to him. His passion is inspiring, and makes me want to continue to pursue and practice my instrument. His lessons helped me develop from a second part to a first part, enabling me to play higher and more challenging parts for my band. Knowing that I was able to leave better than I started makes myself feel lucky and appreciative that I was able to take lessons with a person like Zac. Overall, one of the best music instructors I have had the pleasure of working with.

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Russ Jun 15, 2018
Euphonium · In studio

Zac is an incredible teacher. He takes the time to make sure you understand, and he’s very proficient.

Jessie Jun 15, 2018
Euphonium · In studio

Zac makes lessons really fun. It doesn’t seem like work.

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