Zachary Stachowski

Youth Orchestra

Artistic Director

Zack Stachowski, violinist, maintains an active career performing in orchestral, chamber and solo capacities throughout the United States. While a student of Davis Brooks at Butler Univeristy (Indianapolis), Zack served as concertmaster of the Butler Symphony Orchestra, Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra and the New Millennium Philharmonic. While in Indianapolis, Zack soloed with the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra performing Ginastera’s Pampeana No. 1 with Stanley DeRusha conducting.  

In 2011, Zack completed his M.M. in violin performance from the University of Maryland after studying with James Stern. Since then Zack has led workshops in ensemble and string technique at Loyola University (Baltimore), St. Catherine University (St. Paul, MN), Broadneck High School (Annapolis) and various other cities. An active recording artist and composer, Zack has worked extensively with GIA Publications, the largest liturgical music recording label in the United States.  

Internationally, Zack has directed choirs and performed as a violinist in Mexico and Ireland. Most recently, Zack performed as principal second violinist with the Anne Arundel Symphony Orchestra on their tour to Vienna and Salzburg. 

Currently Zack resides in Annapolis where he is the Director of Music and Liturgy at St. Andrew By The Bay Church. He is the artistic director of the St. Andrew By The Bay Chamber Music Series and maintains and full private studio of violin, viola, piano and guitar students.