Zachary Alan Houlton (b. June 5, 2006, Houston,TX) is currently a freshman at Summer
Creek High School in Humble, TX and started learning the piano at the age of five.
He is a student of Dr. Janice Fehlauer in Kingwood, TX and studied with Pamela York
He has performed in numerous piano recitals and tournaments, as well as piano ensemble
performances at the TMTA’s annual conventions in Dallas. Zachary also plays cello
in his high school orchestra and has played with the Houston Youth Symphony. Last
year he was accepted as a Junior Finalist in the Honors Junior Orchestra for the 2020
Middle School Honors Performance Series.
Zachary’s parents are Geoffrey and Krisztina Houlton (classical guitar teacher/music
therapist) and he has a younger sister, Zoey. Zach has lived in Singapore in his early
years due to his father’s work and has had an opportunity to travel with his family
and school to Europe and Canada on several occasions.
Zach has fluent comprehension of Hungarian and is learning Spanish in school. He enjoys
attending classical concerts and listening to music. His favorite composers include
Rachmaninoff, Liszt, Chopin and Beethoven but he also likes jazz artists, such as
Dave Brubeck, Chick Corea and Miles Davis.
In addition to being a musician, Zach is an avid golfer and is a member of his high
school varsity golf team. He loves to read, spend time with his friends and travel.