Hailing from Winnipeg, MB; Ottawa based Percussionist Zac Pulak studied at the University of Ottawa under the tutelage of Jonathan Wade and Kenneth Simpson, completing an undergraduate degree in 2014. He continues to study with both these mentors while also working closely (on Baroque music, particularly Bach) with Organist Tom Annand.
He has worked with the finest ensembles in the region including the National Arts Centre Orchestra, Ottawa Symphony Orchestra, l’Orchestre Symphonique de Gatineau, Thirteen Strings Chamber Orchestra, Ottawa Baroque Consort, Chamber Players of Canada, Ottawa Choral Society, Seventeen Voyces, and the Central Band of the Canadian Forces, among many others.
An avid chamber musician, Zac has collaborated with some of the nation's top artists at festivals such as Music and Beyond, Ottawa International Chamberfest, INNERchamber, Scotiafest, and Groundswell.
Currently, Zac is embarking on a solo project titled “Mayhem and Meditation” commissioning new works from Canadian composers such as Kelly-Marie Murphy.
Zac performs in his own chamber projects KNICK KNACK NICK N’ ZAC Novelty Duo, RPM Experiment, and #NSFW at festivals and series across the country.