Conductor

email: kevinzakresky(a)me.com

www.kevinzakresky.ca

RESUME

Current Positions

Zelda Symphony

Sea to Sky Symphony

Pacifica Singers

Eurydice

VSO School of Music

Past Positions

Prince George Symphony Orchestra

          Over 30 concerts/events

          Guests including: Jane Coop, Dale Barltrop, Vancouver Chamber Choir, Vivace,

               Nadina Mackie Jackson, Lucas Wong, Turning Point Ensemble, Jessica Wise,

               Al Cannon, Richmond Chorus

          12 commissions of new Canadian works

          Cross-cultural collaboration with the Khat'san Drummers

Chor Leoni Men's Choir

MYVoice Youth Choir Initiative

Yale Camerata                 

Yale Battell Chapel    

Select Past Events

December 2016

November 2016

June 2016

February 2016

December 2015

November 2015

September 2015

September 2015  

March 2015    

July 2013     

December 2012

July 2011     

May 2011  

May 2010       


Education

Doctorate of Musical Arts (DMA)

Master of Musical Arts (MMA)

Master of Music (MMus)         

Bachelor of Music (BMus)

ARCT (Piano Performance)       

Academic/Teaching

Conductor

Director

Conductor

Conductor

Instructor


Music Director  

          

          

              

               

          

          

Assistant Conductor  

Director                 

Assistant Conductor

Conductor               

2012-15

          

          

              

               

          

          

2010-12

2012-12

2006-08

2007-08

Vancouver Chamber Choir - Guest conductor

Vancouver Chamber Choir - Guest conductor

Sea to Sky Symphony with BC Girls Choir

Vancouver Chamber Choir - Guest conductor

West Coast Symphony Orchestra - Guest conductor

Sudbury Symphony Orchestra - Guest conductor

St Louis Symphony (Zelda Symphony)

Erato Ensemble - Guest conductor

Canada Winter Games - Guest conductor

Hong Kong Women's Chorus - Guest

West Coast Symphony Orchestra - Guest conductor

Musicians without Borders, Sarajevo - Guest

BC Youth Choir - Conductor

BC Chamber Choir - Conductor


2012

2008

2006    2004

2001     

Yale University              

Yale University

University of British Columbia    

University of British Columbia

Royal Conservatory, Toronto

Simon Fraser University - conducting classes

Douglas College - choral classes

Yale University - music theory

UBC - choral teachers assistant

Vancouver International Song Institute - faculty

BC Choral Federation Conducting Course - faculty

2012

2010-13

2006-08  

2000-06

2009-13  

2009-14  

Dr. Zakresky is a regular adjudicator and clinician working throughout western Canada and abroad.

2016-17

Zelda Symphony

Philadelphia, San Antonio, Montreal, Quebec City,                            London, Columbus, Charlottesville, Calgary, Edmonton,      Vancouver, Miami, Fresno, Oklahoma City, Santiago, Buenos Aires, New York, Denver, San Diego, San Fransisco, Toronto, Seattle, Portland, San Jose, Pittsburgh, Baltimore

Vancouver Chamber Choir

Guest Conductor, November 19

Guest Conductor, December 16

Pacifica Singers

Conductor, February 18

Conductor, June 13