Education: • DMA - Clarinet Performance - Arizona State University - Dec 2020 - Doctoral Dissertation: "Adding to the Bass Clarinet Repertoire through Informed Transcriptions” • MA in Music Education –Case Western Reserve University - May 2017 - Master’s Thesis: “Dalcroze Eurhythmics in the Instrumental Rehearsal Setting: Applications from the Choral Classroom” • BA in Clarinet Performance – Case Western Reserve University – Aug 2014 - Senior Research Project: “The Early Clarinet: A Historical Perspective on the Dynamic Relationship Between Design and Functional Usage in the Early Eighteenth Century”
Zachary Myones recently completed his Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Clarinet Performance at Arizona State University, studying under Bob Spring and Joshua Gardner. Originally from Sugar Land, Texas, Zach was a member of the Dulles High School Viking Band and the 2009 and 2010 Texas All-State Bands on the bass clarinet. He previously completed his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Clarinet Performance and Master’s Degree in Music Education with Teacher Licensure from Case Western Reserve University in 2014, studying clarinet with Daniel Gilbert, voice with Mark Wanich, orchestral saxophone with Greg Banaszak and harpsichord/organ with Peter Bennett. He has also studied under Chester Rowell (University of Houston, Houston Ballet) and Eric Jacobs (Seattle Symphony) on bass clarinet and clarinet.
Zach has performed with the Arizona Winds, the Euclid Symphony Orchestra, the ASU Wind Orchestra and Symphony Orchestra, the Case Symphonic Winds on bass clarinet, the Case Jazz Band II on trumpet and trombone, the University Circle Wind Ensemble on clarinet and bass clarinet, and the University Circle Symphony Orchestra on clarinet. Zach has a K-12 teaching license and has experience teaching elementary, middle, and high school music classes. He teaches clarinet and bass clarinet privately, and he also collects and copies manuscripts of rare and little known (often unpublished) works for clarinet from library archives around the world for future editing and publishing in order to give these pieces the recognition they deserve.