Zachary Owens is the choral director for Parkway High School and Elm Grove Middle School. Zachary is a graduate from Haughton High School. Zachary received his undergraduate degree in Vocal Music Education in 2012 from Centenary College.
While in high school, Zachary was given the opportunity to lead in the Haughton High School Choir. The choir director allowed him to teach music theory and sight singing as well as conducting the ensemble. It was at that time he realized that music education was his future vocation. Since 2008, he has worked with young people of all ages through music whether it was teaching, leading music programs at Gymboree, refereeing local sports for Parks and Recreation for Bossier City, or directing Broadmoor Methodist Glory Sounds children’s choir.
In college, he was a member of the Centenary College Choir, Camerata, and a small chamber group known as Chorale. During his sophomore through senior years, he was a bass section leader in the Centenary College Choir. The choir is known as the "Singing Ambassadors of the Unted States" performing at special venues such as: Carnie Hall and the Syndey Opera House.
Zachary is involved all over the Shreveport/Bossier City community. While at Centenary, he worked for the local radio station on campus, KSCL. His contribution was advocating for the arts in the area. For the last four years, he has been the co-chair for the District 8 Honor Choir, supports local gaming communities, performs in local large work performances, an active member in music ministries at Broadmoor Methodist Church, and many more activities.