6023 Cheshire Way, Citrus Heights, CA
William 'Bill' Zinn has been directing choirs at DSHS and local junior high schools for over a decade. He is the highly regarded director of the lively DSHS Jazz Choir, which presents their annual Cabaret dinner in the early spring, and he conducted the DSHS Concert Choir for many years. He is also currently directing the choruses at Emerson, Holmes and Harper junior high schools. Under his tutelage, thousands of youngsters in Davis have enjoyed singing a multicultural array of different styles of choral music.
For nearly two decades, Zinn has also been active as a member of the Sacramento Master Singers and Sacramento's Opera Chorus.
For his many years of teaching vocal music to youngsters in Davis, he was named the 2015 recipient of the Harmony In Our Lives Award.
Music Instructor: Sacramento City USD 1985-2003; Davis Jr. USD 2003-present (Vocal Music, Choir, Piano, Guitar, Orchestra, Classroom Music, Elementary Music)
Church Musician: Sierra Arden UCC 1980-1988; First Congregational Church Elk Grove 1982-1984; Arden Christian Church 1988-1994; Christ Community Church 1994-2007
Vocal Performance: Sacramento Opera Chorus 1986-2005 (Chorus Member, Assistant Chorus Master, Compramario Roles); Sacramento Master Singers 2005-present (Choir Member, Bass Section Leader, Soloist, President 2010-2016)
Professional Organizations: American Choral Directors Association (current Repertoire and Resource Chair for Contemporary Commercial Music through July 2017) ; National Association for Music Educators
Education: Beloit College Beloit, Wisconsin (BA - Vocal Performance; MA Teaching/Music Specialist)