Zachary Bush (b. 1993) studied composition with Dr. James David and bass performance with Dr. Forest Greenough at Colorado State University from 2011-2015. Zachary graduated from CSU in 2015 with degrees in Music Composition, Music Performance, and Music Education. While at CSU, he won two 3rd place awards in the CSU annual composition contest and received two commissions from CSU’s Middle School Outreach Ensemble. He also played in the Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra for 3 seasons and in the Fort Collins Wind Symphony for 2 seasons.
Zachary is currently attending Arizona State University and pursuing a double master’s in Music Composition and Music Performance. He is studying composition with Dr. Kotoka Suzuki and bass with Professor Catalin Rotaru. Since starting at ASU in Fall 2016, he has received three commissions from The Harmony Project, collaborated with the Biodesign Institute at ASU, and has played as principle bass in local ensembles ProMusica, Musica Nova, Symphony of the Southwest, the Four Seasons Orchestra and section bass in the West Valley Symphony.