Zack Stachowski lives in Frederick, Maryland and is currently the Director of Music at St. Ignatius of Loyola, Ijamsville, MD. As a liturgical composer with GIA Publications, Zack released his first collection in 2017, a collaboration with longtime mentor and friend David Haas, “God Never Tires”. Additionally, Zack can be heard on violin, guitar, and vocals on the recordings of David Haas, Lori True, and Stephen Petrunak.
In May of 2017, Zack, along with Matthew Reichert, launched the successful podcast “Open Your Hymnal” which breaks open the most enduring and consequential songs of the Catholic liturgical repertoire through interviews with composers and commentary. OYH can be found on iTunes and Google Play and most recently has been added to the Living Bread Radio Network. Zack, Matt, along with friend and colleague Jes Garceau recently founded the One Call Institute which held it’s inaugural year in June of 2018. OCI is a yearly summer institute dedicated to the engagement and formation of young liturgical musicians and their adult advocates.