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Zon Eastes's Biography

Zon Eastes

Zon works with the outreach team to amplify the remarkable artistic riches in the state and to encourage participation in the arts throughout Vermont. He splits his time between advocacy and outreach. He also manages the Vermont Creative Network.

Zon's artistic background is in music. He is a cellist and taught at Dartmouth, Amherst, and Keene State colleges. As a conductor, he led one of Vermont's community orchestras for over twenty years. Before arriving at the Arts Council, he served as lead staffer at the Brattleboro Music Center and the Bainbridge Island Arts and Humanities Council (WA).

Zon plays chamber music when he can. In 2017 he established the Brattleboro-based Juno Orchestra.