Posted on November 7, 2013
Owner and instructor graduated from the University of Massachusetts in Lowell with a bachelors degree in music performance. Aside from teaching and managing ZFDS, Zach was the percussion director throughout the Pentucket Regional School District for 12 years where he started the percussion program in 1999 and had over 150 students in the program. He also taught at Salem State College and is a guest lecturer at UMass Lowell. When Zach is not teaching, he is very active performing with many different music groups. He currently performs with The Molenes, Live Dead and his steel drum band, Plum Island Pans. Zach has multiple recording credits: Kate Redgate, The Molenes, Mari Rosa, Storybook Steve, Joel Solemon, Ballet Mechanique Word Premiere Performance and has also recorded for Bose speakers. Zach is the founder of Plum Island Pans Steel Drum Band and The Gong Meditation Project.