Zach Robarge is a Denver based woodwind doubler, specializing in saxophones, ﬂute/piccolo, clarinets, and oboe. Zach holds a bachelor’s degree in saxophone performance and music education, a performance certiﬁcate in ﬂute and oboe studies, and in the spring of 2022, Zach graduated with his masters in classical saxophone performance, all from The University of Massachusetts. Most recently, Zach Robarge was the Artist in Residence here at The University of Massachusetts filling in for his teacher and mentor Jonathan Hulting-Cohen while they were on sabbatical. Zach taught privately at the Community Music School of Springfield, and in the Belchertown School District in Massachusetts. Zach has worked with many different students in his ten years of private teaching, ranging in ages from 4th grade through adulthood and on all saxophones, clarinets, flute and piccolo, oboe and piano. Zach’s students are regularly offered solo and leadership positions in their school bands, and accepted into the Massachusetts Districts Bands in both the junior and senior divisions. He also has several students who have been accepted into collegiate programs such as the saxophone studio at The University of Massachusetts, as well as the flute and saxophone studios at the Hart School of Music. In addition to his teaching, Zach maintains a busy and varied performance schedule. He has performed extensively with theatre companies such as Barrington Stage Co and the Berkshire Theatre Group, as well as The Valley Winds, an award-winning community wind band based out of the pioneer valley. He has also played in a wide array of chamber groups including saxophone trios and quartets, reed quintets, and other mixed chamber ensembles.