Since 1993, she has taught marimba at The Boston Conservatory (where she is Chair of the Percussion Department) and Berklee College of Music (where she is a Professor). In the fall of 2013, she was appointed regular guest professor of marimba at Conservatorium van Amsterdam in the Netherlands. Since 2001, she has been Artistic Director of Zeltsman Marimba Festival, Inc., a (mostly) annual, two-week, summer seminar and concert series. Complete details are at: www.ZMF.us.
Nancy has recorded three solo marimba compact discs; three CDs with her former marimba/violin duo Marimolin; a disc with Boston Modern Orchestra Project (W.T. McKinley’s marimba concerto); and a duo marimba CD with Jack Van Geem.
She authored a marimba method, Four Mallet Marimba Playing: A Musical Approach for All Levels (Hal Leonard Corporation), and was project coordinator and editor of Intermediate Masterworks for Marimba (commissioned through ZMF New Music, supported by about 200 people): two published volumes containing 24 marimba solos (C.F. Peters Corporation), recorded on a double-CD (Bridge Records).
Zeltsman lives in Boston, Massachusetts. For more information, including links to videos, please visit: www.nancyzeltsman.com.