Welcome to my website! My name is Zachary Carpenter and I am a music business and general business student at Adams State University, which is a school located in Alamosa Colorado. I have primarily been a percussionist for ten years now and my interests within the music industry are constantly expanding. My interests range from running live sound for shows and concerts and studio recording to artist discovery and development.
Zachary Carpenter is an aspiring live audio engineer, currently studying music business and general business at Adams State University (ASU) in Alamosa, Colorado. He started his music career at a young age by taking an interest in playing percussion and is now a classically trained percussionist with over ten years of experience. As of 2016, his most notable performance credit would be touring with the ASU Steel Band and the ASU Samba Band throughout the Colorado cities of Pagosa Springs, Bayfield, and Durango. He toured with the Samba Band in 2015 and the Steel Band throughout 2016 in association with the Music in the Mountains Festival. He was highly involved in the planning of the 2016 Steel Band tour through the three previously mentioned Colorado cities, and he was also an ensemble member playing one of the lead steel pans. He is now a founding member of the 7543’ Panhandlers Steel Pan Ensemble as well as the Alpine Backbeats Drum Line, which are both a segment of the ASU Music Department. His recording ventures include studio projects as well as live concert recordings at various venues throughout the city of Alamosa. He has also been involved with building and operating live sound systems for many events around Adams State, as well as operating the lighting system for multiple events at the Richardson Hall venue located on campus. Notable events for which he lead sound and lighting operations include, the annual ASU Percussion Ensemble Concert, the ASU Homecoming Talent Show, and the San Luis Valley Big Band Veterans Day Concert. Additionally, he has been involved in the area of event planning for the Society Hall venue located in Alamosa, completing tasks including writing concert reviews, assisting with press releases, working in media relations, and being a part of the promotions and marketing team. He is now beginning to venture into the fields of producing, studio and live recording, and videography to further pursue his interests of becoming a live audio engineer.