Winning ‘Most outstanding Music’ in 2021 by the Queensland College of Art, Multi-instrumentalist Zachary Miezio has performed extensively around Australia and New Zealand as part of choirs, stage bands, and orchestras. He is becoming one of Australia’s most anticipated composers.
Additionally, winning the 2022 ‘Most Outstanding Film score’ from the Queensland College of Art for the second consecutive year. His award-winning soundtrack for “Wilful Murder” now sits as one of his most acclaimed soundtracks yet. Zachary has also scored for AACTA shortlisted film “The Smell of Bones” (2022). As well as working on numerous short films at the Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival in 2022.
Graduating from the Queensland Conservatorium with a bachelor's in composition. Coached by former assistant director of music at Indiana University and esteemed composer Dr Gerardo Dirie.
In addition to his extensive film score portfolio. Zachary is also a prolific theatre and stage composer. Working with former associate director at the Gate Theatre in London, Kate Wild. Composing music for the 2022 theatre production of Summerfolk. Also composing for Winds of Change (2022). A collaborative production between Queensland Conservatorium Wind Orchestra and Burke Street Studios. Furthering from his work on the screen and stage. Zachary has also worked with world-renowned international guitarist Karen Schuapp. Creating works for Brisbane-based guitarists and ensembles which have toured his music around Australia. Such as premiering his work at the Adelaide Guitar Festival and the Australian Digital Concert Hall.
In addition to Zachary’s acclaimed compositions and film scores. Zachary is one of Australia’s newest emerging conductors. Conducting everything from symphony Orchestras to string quartets and choirs. His reverent style has brought him to the podium of the CSO, and CWO. Additionally, Zachary will begin his conducting debut with the Queensland Youth Orchestra in 2023.