Zachary Wadsworth

Instructor of Choral Studies, Interlochen Arts Camp

D.M.A., Music Composition from Cornell University; M.M., Music Composition from Yale University; B.M., Music Composition from Eastman School of Music

Zachary Wadsworth is a composer of contemporary art music. His works have been featured on NPR's "Performance Today," published by G. Schirmer, E.C. Schirmer, PRB Productions, and Alliance Music Publications, and performed by the Washington National Opera Chorus, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Atlanta Philharmonic Orchestra, Long Leaf Opera, and the Yale Schola Cantorum. His music has received several awards, including a Charles Ives Scholarship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, three ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composers Awards, and first prizes in the ASCAP / Lotte Lehmann Foundation Art Song Competition, the Long Leaf Opera One Act Opera Competition, the Chamber Music Rochester Young Composer Competition, the Boston Choral Ensemble Commission Competition, and the Pacific Chorale Young Composer Competition. Recordings of his choral works, "O Saving Victim" and "Beati Quorum Remissae," are available on the Gothic record label.