Viola, Musical Ambassador
Zach Dellinger is a native from Columbia SC. As a soloist Mr. Dellinger has performed recitals throughout the United States. In 2010, Mr. Dellinger will perform Herold en Italie with the Torrance Symphony. As a result of being a 2009 winner of the Ladies Music Club Competition, Mr. Dellinger toured the western part of Washington playing solo recitals and giving outreach to the local children. In 2007, Mr. Dellinger completed an Artist Residency with the South Carolina Governor School for the Arts and Humanities where he worked with students and played and conducted the J.C. Bach Concerto with the SCSAH’s Camerata.
He completed a Bachelors Degree at the Eastman School of Music where he studied with George Taylor. While at Eastman he won the Eastman Concerto Competition and performed the Walton Viola Concerto with the Eastman Philharmonia. He studied with Donald McInnes at the Music Academy of the West for three summers. In the summer of 2008, he worked with Pinchus Zukerman at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, Canada. Zach has also had the privilege of working with Itzhak Perlman as well as Don Weilerstein and Paul Katz of the Cleveland Quartet at the Perlman Music Program. Recently he has been awarded Honorable Mentions in the Gail Newby and Torrance Symphony Competitions. Zach was also the winner of the 2009 Ladies Music Club Competition in Seattle, Washington. In January Zach has been invited to as soloist to perform Harold en Italie with the Torrance Symphony. Currently he is working on an Artist Diploma at the Colburn School where he is studying with Paul Coletti.