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Online Student

Zane Kuchera

Berklee Student
Berklee Alum
Online Student
Waltham
Member since 2003

About Me

Zane Kuchera is a Boston based composer and orchestrator for the stage, film, and TV. He is an alumnus of Berklee College of Music, majored in Contemporary Writing & Production as a vocal principal, and possesses a Master Certificate in Orchestration for Film & TV, and a Specialist Certificate in Lyric Writing.

Zane also teaches music composition, piano, and voice. He composes, arranges, and engineers studio recording sessions for local artists in the genres of Pop, Jazz, R&B, Soul, Musical Theater, and Classical. He is a member of ASCAP, NOMTI, BACA, and BSW.

Accomplishments:

MUSICALS

2013 Producing, Composing, and Orchestrating music for the new musical “THE FLAMINGO RED TEA ROOM”, by playwright Martha Patterson
2013 Producer, Composer, Orchestrator, and co-Lyricist for the new musical “LILY”, by playwright Martha Patterson
2012 Producing, Composing, and Orchestrating music for the new musical “FAMILY WEEK”, by playwright Richard Wayne
2009 Scored music for the musical “PARSIFAL”, by David Morrow
2006 Music Director, Arranger, and Composer for the musical Shakespeare In The Park, “AS YOU LIKE IT"
2005 Music Transcriber for the musical “SURVIVING THE NIAN”, by Melissa Li, The Theater Offensive, Boston, MA
2005 Music Director, Arranger, and Composer for the musical “SHELTER”, by Doug Allen
FILMS / ADVERTISEMENTS

2012 Producer, Composer, and Orchestrator of the film score for the animation film “I’m Not Alone”, by Tiffany Cooper
2011 Producer, Composer, and Orchestrator of the film score for a Clinique Advertisement by Victoria Rivera
2009 Scored music for the independent film “Catching On”, by Chuck Pistorino
2008 Scored music for the independent film “Safety Deposit Dreams”, by Zachary Wilson
STUDIO RECORDINGS

2014 Joined forces with TAXI – The World’s Leading Independent A&R Company
2010 Producer, Composer, and Orchestrator for the music single “Scary Night Train”
2010 Producer, Composer, and Orchestrator for the music CD “Stage Work – Unproduced Instrumentals For Musical Theatre”
2010 Producer, Composer, and Orchestrator for the music single “Horror House”
2010 Producer of the music single “Lonely Boy”, by Jamie Murphy
2010 Producer of the music single “Just Loving Me”, by Jamie Murphy
2009 Producer, Composer, and Arranger for the music CD “In The Light – Angelic Invocations”, a meditation CD by Pam Trosino
2009 Producer and Arranger for the music CD “Singing To Learn" – an educational music CD by the Lexington School System
2008 Producer for the music CD “Singer/Songwriter Showcase” featuring Zola, Elena J, Amy Syd, Jon Gilbert Leavitt, Rachel Katz, Zane Kuchera, Jenee Halstead, Martha Rogers, and Wayne Fritsche
2006 Producer for the music CD “Girl In The Picture Frame”, by Rachel Katz
2006 Producer for the music CD “An Arm Full of Flowers”, by Amy Syd
2006 Producer, Composer, Arranger, Keyboardist, and Vocalist for the music CD “Shakespeare’s As You Like It – A New Musical Soundtrack”
2003 Mastering Engineer for “Zola’s Jollypop Stagecoach” music CD by Zola Shuman
2002 Composer, Arranger, Keyboardist, Vocalist, and Producer of the music CD “Patterns”
PERFORMANCES

2007 Featured Performer at The Amazing Things Art Center, Framingham, MA
2006 Keyboardist and Vocalist at BACA Open House, Club Cafe, Boston, MA
2003 Keyboardist and Vocalist at TCAN, The Center For Arts In Natick, Natick, MA
1999 Keyboardist and Vocalist at The Mews, Provincetown, MA
CONTINUED EDUCATION

2014 Berklee College of Music, Master Certificate in Orchestration for Film and TV
2014 Berklee College of Music, Music Composition for Film and TV
2014 Berklee College of Music, Songwriting for Film and TV
2011 Berklee College of Music, Advanced Orchestration 2
2010 Berklee College of Music, Counterpoint
2009 Berklee College of Music, Orchestration 1
2007 Berklee College of Music, Music Production and Engineering – Critical Listening
2007 Berklee College of Music, Blues and Rock Keyboard Techniques
2006 Berklee College of Music, Film Scoring
2006 Berklee College of Music, Lyric Writing Specialist Certificate
2006 Berklee College of Music, Lyric Writing: Writing Lyrics to Music
2005 Berklee College of Music, Lyric Writing: Writing From the Title
2005 Berklee College of Music, Lyric Writing: Tools and Strategies
2004 Berklee College of Music, Contemporary Writing and Production Major, Voice Department

www.zanekuchera.com

Experience & Education

Education

  • Master Certificate in Orchestration for Film & TV in Filmscore at Berklee College of Music
    2004 to 2014 (10 years)