Zachary Brown is a contemporary cellist based out of New York City. With degrees in Cello Performance and a Concentration in Jazz studies from Ithaca College and Purchase Conservatory, Zach is a cellist that studies and performs both classical repertoire, as well as Jazz and contemporary art forms. Bridging the gap in musical genres, he focuses on his main project Westbound Situation, a string quartet that performs a fusion of Jazz, classical, and bluegrass into one, all original material. He has been cello and chamber music faculty at the Usdan Performing Arts Camp, The Larchmont Music Academy, and Riverfolk Music and Arts. He has performed as a guest soloist for both the Mansfield and Marquette symphony orchestras, as well as guest artist at The New Directions Cello Festival.