- Teaches students:
- Ages 5+ and special needs
- Teaching since:
- September 2012
Zachary is a professional violinist graduated with a bachelor's degree in music performance from Shenandoah University. He is a highly capable classical violinist who is also familiar with other genres (fiddle, jazz, pop). He has performed extensively as a soloist and with a number of small chamber ensembles and orchestras from around the east coast. Recent performances include: being an apprentice at the Masterworks Music Festival, performing solo Bach repertoire at the Hylton Performing Arts Center, and premiered of Wynton Marsalis' blues symphony with the Shenandoah Conservatory Symphony. Zach is also a violist as well and is capable of teaching piano lessons to beginners. He knows plenty of methods to teach students how to learn music efficiently and joyfully while helping them avoid forming bad habits early on. He believes music is to be enjoyed and shared with others. Recently, Zach received certification from the Suzuki Association of the Americas to teach Suzuki Book I to violin students.+ Read More
Lead the orchestra in various ways at this music festival
Recorded Movie music for the Royal Caribbean cruise line.
Premiered Wynton Marsalis' Blues Symphony at the Strathmore in Bethesda, MD.
Toured and performed in four different concert halls in Spain as principle 2nd violin with the Shenandoah Conservatory Symphony Orchestra.
Performed with the National Gallery of Arts Orchestra during an all Mozart Piano Concerto program
this course gives instruction on how to properly teach students every song within the first violin book of Suzuki
This course instills belief founded by Dr. Suzuki that every child can learn the language of music and that it is not limited by the certain individuals
My first lesson with Zach was great. He moves along, gives good advice and homework exercises. I feel good about his instruction acapbility and technique.
Zachary is an experienced and most engaging violin teacher. He is patient, articulate and has very well thought out ideas about how to grow as a musician and violinist while making the experience completely enjoyable.
Zachary is an outstanding violinist and it was a pleasure to have had him as a member of the Shenandoah Conservatory Symphony Orchestra. He is a passionate and serious musician and an accomplished violinist. He is also a wonderful person and a great colleague!
I highly recommend him as a teacher!
Artistic Director and Conductor
Shenandoah Conservatory Symphony Orchestra
Very attentive communicative teacher.
If you have a child who is playing the violin or thinking of starting the violin, I highly recommend Zachary. He will give your child mainstream detailed instruction with a great enthusiasm, wholeheartedly. What can you ask more for a teacher!