Zachary DePue, recently named concertmaster of the Naples Philharmonic in Florida.
Florida’s Naples Philharmonic has appointed Zachary DePue as concertmaster. DePue has been serving as the orchestra’s acting concertmaster since September 2022. He joined the Naples Philharmonic in 2022 after spending more than a decade as concertmaster of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. He was one of the youngest concertmasters in the country when he was appointed to that post in Indianapolis in 2007. DePue is a founding member of Time for Three, the category-defying trio of classically trained musicians with which he performed for 15 years. He graduated in 2002 from the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, where he served as concertmaster of the Curtis Symphony Orchestra and studied with Ida Kavafian and Jaime Laredo. He is a former member of the Philadelphia Orchestra, where he performed in the first violin section for five years. The Naples Philharmonic is the resident orchestra of the Artis—Naples arts center in Florida.