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Zachery Camhi, B.M.

INSTRUCTOR OF UPRIGHT BASS, CELLO, AND THEORY & COMPOSITION

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Accepting new students: Yes

Centralized teaching area: North Indianapolis (Washington Township)

Personal studio: Yes

Travel lessons offered: Yes

Zachery is an accomplished freelance musician in the greater Indianapolis area. He received his Bachelor’s of Music, cum laude, and pursued a Master’s of Music from Boston University under the tutelage of Boston Symphony Orchestra members, Todd Seeber, section member, and Edwin Barker, principal. During his time at BU he played in the new music ensemble, Time’s Arrow, and sat principal in the Boston University Symphony Orchestra, and Boston University Chamber Orchestra. He has spent summers at the Tanglewood Music Center as a double bass fellow, playing under conductors such as John Williams, Charles Dutoit, Stephane Deneve, and premiered works by John Harbison and George Benjamin. He also has had the opportunity to play as a substitute player for the Boston Symphony Orchestra during his fellowship at the Tanglewood Music Center. As a teacher he has held a small private studio in Boston, has taught in the Intensive Community Program for the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra, and also has been a teacher and coach for the Boston University All-Campus Orchestra. He has also spent summers teaching for the Boston University Tanglewood Institute’s Double Bass Workshop, and also has spent summers teaching students in Boston as well as in Indianapolis.

His other musical accomplishments include his debut solo performance with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra at the age of 16, receiving third place in the International Society of Bassist’s 15-18 division, and having competed in the Doublestop Foundation Competition, winning the audience choice award in 2016.