September 27, 2016
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Dr. Brian Zator is the Director of Percussion at Texas A&M University-Commerce and has taught and performed around the world. He is dedicated to promoting the percussive arts through education while maintaining a visible performance presence with concerts and recitals.

Please browse this site to learn more about this versatile artist and teacher. Please contact Dr. Zator if you have any questions or need more information about him teaching/performing with your group.










   









With so many solo marimba recordings at our disposal, it is rare when a collection stands out from the rest. Brian Zator has accomplished such a task...


Joshua D. Smith


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"Brian Zator delighted the audience with his virtuosity at the marimba in Prism Rhapsody for marimba and Orchestra. Zator exhibited his command of the instrument with his skillful interpretation of Abe’s unique composition."


Houston Chronicle
Susan Love Fitts



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"Thanks so much for the beautiful and sensitive recording of Run! It’s a great CD - and great sounding"


Howard Hersh


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Skylark
Peanuts VI Funky
Fernando's Waltz
Nakura-Zator Marimba Duo Concert Tour
Makoto Nakura, internationally acclaimed marimbist, and I have formed the Nakura-Zator Marimba Duo and will give a north Texas tour in October. Makoto Nakura, a professional marimbist who tours and performs around the world is originally from Japan and now resides in New York. He was the first...