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Zackery Hayhurst

Director of Artistic Administration

Zackery Hayhurst joined Arizona Opera in the 2011/12 season. In his current role as Director of Artistic Administration, he oversees all artistic department activities , such as long term artistic planning, auditioning, guest artist contracts, and managing Arizona Opera’s new works initiative – Arizona Spark. Zackery also works closely with the Director of the Marion Roose Pullin Opera Studio in the administration of that program.

Prior to joining Arizona Opera, Zackery worked in various capacities with companies such as The Glimmerglass Festival, Wolf Trap Opera, Washington National Opera, Washington Performing Arts Society and The Choral Arts Society of Washington. Apart from his private study of both voice and piano, Zackery has a Bachelor’s degree in Interpersonal Communications, and an M.A. in Arts Management from American University.

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