Annapolis Symphony Orchestra - United States
OverviewMichael Zell, percussionist, is originally from Baltimore, Maryland.
Since 2006, he has served as Principal Timpanist with the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra. He was an adjunct faculty member at the Peabody Conservatory, and also served as assistant to the director of bands at Yale University. He received an Artist Diploma and a Master of Music degree from the Yale School of Music, where he was a teaching assistant to Joan Panetti, as well as a Bachelor of Music degree from the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University. At both institutions, Michael was a student of Robert van Sice.
Starting in September of 2010, he will participate in a two-year fellowship with The Academy - a program of Carnegie Hall, the Juilliard School, and the Weill Music Institute.