Jillian Zack - Biography

Jillian Zack is a New York City based pianist, vocal coach, and music director. Since moving to New York in 2005, Jillian has had numerous performance opportunities with instrumentalists and both classical and musical theatre vocalists.

She has performed at various venues throughout New York City, including Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall, and at The Juilliard School. She has also performed recitals throughout the United States, the UK, and New Zealand.

As a music director, she has worked off-broadway at Theatre Row, working on production in both the Clurman and Lion Theaters. Regionally, she has most recently worked at The Mac-Haydn Theater for their 2017 summer season, and at the Theatre Workshop of Nantucket. She is also musical director of Philadelphia's Art Song Repertory Theater Company (ARTCY), which specializes in using art songs written for the voice as the medium for original theatrical productions.

As a coach, she maintains a full studio, both in partnership with the Magaziner Vocal Studio as well as privately. She specializes in both musical theater and classical repertoire, and has experience with all ages.

Ms. Zack graduated with a BM in Piano Performance from the Manhattan School of Music, and was awarded the Josephine C. Whitford Award for her significant contribution to the enrichment of the school. She completed her studies in the Collaborative Piano Program at The Juilliard School in 2012, where she studied under the tutelage of Margo Garrett, Jonathan Feldman, J.J. Penna and Diane Richardson. She was a recipient of the Irene Diamond Graduate Fellowship, the William Petschek Piano Scholarship, and the Greene Fellowship. While at Juilliard, she began a collaboration with cellist Hannah Sloane, and together they formed the y3duo, which performs throughout the US and the UK.

Through the course of her studies, she has also had the opportunity to work with Martin Katz, Malcom Martineau, John Churchwell, Amy Burton, and Paul Sperry.

Assistant Faculty at The Juilliard School since 2015.