The Blue Hill Bach Marville Young Artist Fellowship
The 2018 Blue Hill Bach Marville Young Artist Fellow is Zachary James Fisher, tenor, a senior at the University of Maine at Orono, where he is majoring in Music Education and Music Performance. As a Vice President of the University Singers, Zachary oversaw the 2018 spring tour. He is also a member of the critically acclaimed choir ‘Euphony’ and the Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Maine. He recently started the position as Assistant Conductor for the Bangor Area Children’s Choir, and sang at Carnegie Hall under the direction of Dr. Dennis Cox. Zachary has sung in the Blue Hill Bach ensemble since 2016, performed in the motet ensemble for the 2017 Summer Festival, and made his solo debut in the 2017 performance of Handel’s Messiah.
Zachary James Fisher will perform at the 2018 Blue Hill Bach Festival singing the role of Sailor in Henry Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas and as a member of the vocal ensemble. He will also be featured at a special pre-festival donor event.