Zach Warren enjoys an exciting and diverse career as an orchestral flutist, chamber musician, soloist, and teacher. A native of Charlotte, North Carolina, Zach joined the Tucson Symphony Orchestra in the position of Second Flute and Piccolo in September, 2019. He also performs as a member of the Tucson Symphony Wind Quintet. Zach has been invited to perform recitals across Southern Arizona, including TSO's Up Close Series, St. Andrew's Bach Society, Santa Cruz Foundation for the Performing Arts Benderly Concert Series, Green Valley Community Performance & Art Center, and the Arizona Senior Academy, among others. Previously, Zach was awarded instrumental fellowships with the National Repertory Orchestra, the Brevard Music Center Institute, the Marrowstone Music Festival, and the National Music Festival at Washington College.
Zach holds a Master of Music Degree in flute performance from The University of Texas at Austin, Butler School of Music. Prior to that, Zach earned a Bachelor of Music Degree from The University of South Carolina. Zach has won first prizes in young artist competitions at the Raleigh Area Flute Association, Florida Flute Association, Kentucky Flute Association, and the Flute Society of Washington. Zach has been featured as a performer in masterclasses with Paula Robison, Robert Langevin, Leone Buyse, Lorna McGhee, Göran Marcusson, and Sharon Sparrow and has had the privilege of studying with distinguished flutists and pedagogues Marianne Gedigian, Jennifer Parker-Harley, and Jennifer Dior.
In addition to performing, Zach is active in labor organizing and serves as Secretary-Treasurer for the Tucson Federation of Musicians, American Federation of Musicians Local 33.