Church Community Concerts
Faxon-Kenmar United Methodist Church
1301 Clayton Avenue
Williamsport, PA 17701
CELLIST: ZACHARY SWEET
Sunday, October 8, 2017
Zachary Sweet is a cellist from Ithaca, NY. Currently he is on the faculty at Colgate, Mansfield and Binghamton Universities, Ithaca Talent Education, Music Together of Ithaca, and Artistic Director of Ithaca Free Concerts.
As a performer, Mr. Sweet has performed extensively throughout the Tri – State area as soloist, chamber musician and orchestral player. Zachary is principal cellist of the Colgate University Orchestra, and plays regularly with the Orchestra of the Southern Finger Lakes, Binghamton Philharmonic, TriCities Opera, and Cayuga Chamber Orchestra. During the summers he is a Resident Artist at Alfred University’s “MostArts Festival,” and teaches at Ithaca College Suzuki Institute, Intermountain Suzuki Strings Institute, Ozarks Suzuki Institute, and Ithaca College’s Summer Music Academy.
Zachary completed his Master’s in Performance and Literature at the Eastman School of Music in 2006 where he served as a Departmental Assistant for Alan Harris. During his time there he was a member of the Eastman Chamber Society, and was a fellow at the Aspen Music Festival.