Rory John Zak demonstrated a gift for piano from a young age, sparking a lifelong love of music. Rory continued to develop into a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist and by the age of 15 became a local sensation in his hometown of Raleigh, NC. His strong work ethic and popularity landed him a full time gig at The Carolina Opry by the age of 17 - the youngest full time cast member in their 34-year history. His singing, piano, guitar and other instrumental talents continue to entertain audiences and connect with his fans. Rory performs nightly (Monday - Saturday) at The Carolina Opry in Myrtle Beach, SC as well as select venues and festivals in the Southeast USA.


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How many instruments do you play?

My main instruments are piano and guitar.  I also play banjo, drums, pedal steel and trumpet.

Favorite TV Show?

Hawaii Five-O and CMT music videos.

Musical Influences?

There are way too many to list.  It's a big range of artists and many different genres.

Many but definitely Keith Urban, Chris Martin and Kenny Chesney are at the top of the list. 

You got any pets?

Yes! I have a beautiful black and white English Springer Spaniel named Wendy!