Arthur Zilkowsky


I was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. I have always loved great art in all forms, especially Music and began playing and performing when I turned 16. I use technology and tradition to shape my musical creations into a wide variety of stylistic expressions. I am a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, composer and teacher. I play mainly, guitar, fiddle, mandolin, banjo, & ukulele...Infinite Blessings! ~Arthur~







What is music to you? What does it give you?

Music is everything....the Universal Language. It gives me immense joy and a way to express emotion.

What is your music dream?

I'd love to perform in Japan.

If you could change the world - what would you start with?

All problems call be totally equated by how much energy it takes to solve them. Therefore I would solve the Energy situation first and that would take care of the rest.

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Snowbird with Anne Murray.

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Sorry many to choose from.

What inspires you to make music?

Life experience.

What is the message you want to send with your music?

I've created hundreds of songs and pieces. Each message is different. I want to inspire those from all walks of Life.

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?

I Love it.

How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

Things are moving and evolving so fast these days. The modern musician must use technology if they are going to compete at a higher level in such a big pond. It would be great if Musicians were payed their worth.

What do you think of Drooble?

I'm rather new here but my first impressions are quite favorable.

What frustrates you most as a musician?

Finding other musicians who share the same goals and dreams, that are ambitious as myself.

Do you support your local scene as a fan? How? a musician. I have listened to other music my whole life. These days I have to stay focused on creating my own music.

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

Computer skills,

Share some awesome artists that we’ve never heard of.

Yuja Wang, Alma Deutscher,