Zachary Kidder

Bass / Guitar / Drums / Ukulele / Piano / Songwriting

"The study and practice of music is a life long vocation which takes critical thinking, perseverant learning, and patience. I am passionate about sharing my love of music and am deeply proud of those that choose to study and develop as goodhearted, curious people."

Calvin Garvey

Student

"Zach is an excellent teacher and musical wizard. I would bring him any questions I had on interesting chordal movements and he always helped break it down to a point of conceptual understanding while still helping me to improve my playing"

Multi-instrumentalist Zachary Kidder is a talented, dedicated professional instructor whose passion shows in everything he does. He combines his love of music with a desire to help others who want to achieve their highest musical potential. His students can expect to dive into a variety of styles & techniques, develop a strong groove, visualize best practices on their instrument, explore different genre, and discover the universal language of music.

Zach's experience in music has been as diverse as it has been exciting. He has played in praise and worship groups, Jazz orchestras & combos, Chamber Ensembles, Marching Battery, Musical Theater, toured with cover & original bands, and is credited on several albums. He has also worked for the Traverse City Film Festival as a booking agent and stage manager, was a founding member of an ongoing music festival in his home town, and has studied hard to earn his associates degree in Jazz Bass & Composition and his Bachelors degree in Music Industry Management. 

Zach has performed at House of Blues, 20 Monroe, United Center, Summerfest Oasis Stage, Disney World, as well as various churches, auditoriums, clubs, stadiums, and festivals.

Contact Us to Book With Zach!
(847) 432-6350
Musicgalleryacademy@gmail.com
2558 Green Bay Rd, Highland Park, IL 60035