Dr. Zach Collins is Professor of Tuba and Euphonium at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. At IUP Zach teaches applied lessons to all tuba and euphonium majors, leads the IUP Tubaphonium Ensemble and teaches classes in music technology. Zach performs with the Hoodlebug Brass Quintet (IUP's faculty brass quintet), Eastern Standard, Keystone Wind Ensemble, Keystone Chamber Winds, and the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra. In 2015 Zach was awarded the Distinguished Faculty Award for Creative Arts by Indiana University of Pennsylvania. In 2014 he was named a National Arts Associate by Sigma Alpha Iota music fraternity. In addition to his position at IUP, Zach also maintains a busy solo and chamber schedule. He has performed as a soloist at the International Tuba and Euphonium Conference (2008, 2010, 2014, 2016), Northeast Regional Tuba Euphonium Conference (2011, 2013, 2015), U.S. Army Band Tuba-Euphonium Conference (2010), Western PASSHE Low Brass Consortium (2010), and Marshall University Tuba Day (2010). Recent solo and chamber engagements have taken him to Ohio, West Virginia, Washington D.C., New York, Texas, and Moscow, Russia. His interpretation of William Kraft's Encounters II for Solo Tuba was released on Cambria Master Recordings in August 2009. Zach has written a number of works for brass instruments. His compositions and arrangements for tuba and euphonium can be purchased from Cimarron Music and Eighth Note Publications. Beginning in the summer of 2015 he began publishing a series of duets with scrolling music notation to YouTube. They can be found on the Bass Clef Duets webpage.