Program: Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 10 in G Major, Op. 96, arr. for double bass and piano by Z. Hobin; Jean-Baptiste Barriere: Sonata in G Major with Caroline Stinson, cellist; works by Dai Fujikura, Mason Bynes, and Nicholas Walke.
Zachary Hobin is a double bassist and educator who has appeared with the Riverside Symphony and New York Symphonic Ensemble as principal bass and the North Carolina Symphony and Charleston Symphony as section bass. As a chamber musician, he performs with the Annapolis Chamber Music Festival, a group he co-founded with bassoonist Remy Taghavi in 2016. Zachary is a committed advocate for new music and has performed with groups such as New York's Argento Ensemble and in solo and group recitals around the world.
He serves on the faculty of Duke University's music department and its pre-college String School. In the summer he teaches and performs at the Luzerne Music Center in New York's Adirondack region. Additionally, Zachary has presented masterclass around the country and orld, including a sustained engagement with community music schools in Ecuador and Bolivia.
Zachary Hobin received his Doctorate of Musical Arts from Stony Brook University in double bass performance. He also holds a Masters from Stony Brook and a bachelor's degree from Oberlin Conservatory. He performs on a ca.1750 Italian double bass and a Victor Fetique French bow.
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