Now that Zach Berkman has received his degree from the prestigious Clive Davis Department of Recorded Music at NYU, he's ready to apply his education to his performances and take the music industry by storm. From audio engineering to songwriting, Zach hopes that his knowledge of production will set him apart from his fellow contestants. A music lover to the core, Zach can also play a large range of instruments, including guitar, bass, drums, piano, and the harmonica. Even though he has a strong affinity for rock, folk, and pop music, his dream collaborators include Eminem and Jay-Z. Oh, and don't let the serious academic stuff fool you -- Zach describes himself as goofy, outgoing and honest, and says he hopes to convey his personality to his audience through his unique performance style.