attended the Kinhaven
Lycee Henri IV and Swarthmore College,
and studied under David Finckel.
whom he has worked include the Eos Orchestra, the Finckel
Cello Quartet, the Lile Piano Trio, the Mostly
Mozart Festival Orchestra, the New American Chamber Orchestra, the New York
Chamber Symphony, the New York Chamber Soloists, the New York Pops, the
Orchestra of St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble, the Solisti
New York Orchestra, and Voices of Ascension.
In the 1990s,
he was in the orchestra pit for the Broadway revivals of Candide, How to Succeed in Business Without
Really Trying, and The Sound of
He started his
own record label in 2002 entitled Reflex Editions. A website is listed below.
In the spring
of 2006, he and pianist Allen Brings performed “A Night Song for
Flute, Cello and Piano” by Margaret Collins Stoop, with the composer
rounding out the trio.
The New York
Chamber Soloists presented a program named “The Baroque Trumpet”
on 2nd December 2007.
The recital featured music by Pietro Baldassare, George Frideric
Handel, Georg Philipp Telemann, and Antonio Vivaldi.
May 2008, Adam participated in the Kinhaven Music
School’s Capital Campaign in
a concert at the home of Richard Brice in New York. The program included Johann
Sebastian Bach’s “Brandenburg Concerto No. 5” and
Johannes Brahms’ “Songs for Alto, Viola and Piano, Op. 91”,
with vocalist Hilda Harris.
violinist Deborah Wong performed Zoltan Kodaly’s
“Duo, Op. 7” and Maurice Ravel’s “Sonata pour Violon et Violoncelle (a la
memoire de Claude Debussy)” in Lang Concert Hall at Swarthmore College
on 16th March 2009.
May 2010, they reunited for a recital of works by Kodaly and Bohuslav Martinu in Allen
& Claudine Siegel’s home in Westport,
The New York
Chamber Soloists offered up a “Six Sextets Program” on 24th
September 2011. Their program
comprised J.S. Bach’s “Ricercare a 6”,
Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Sextet in E flat major, Op. 81b”,
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “Theme and Variations in F major, K.
287”, Francis Poulenc’s “Sextuor
for Piano and Winds”, Sergei Prokofiev’s “Overture on
Hebrew Themes”, and Vivaldi’s “Concerto in G minor for
Flute, Oboe, Bassoon, Violin, Cello and Keyboard”.
July 2012, he was member of an octet that gave the world premiere of “Crossing
Shadows” by Nicolas Scherzinger, with the
composer on saxophone, at Kinhaven Music
which Adam appears include: Amy Beach/William Mayer: Distant Playing Fields with the
Gregg Smith Singers and Orchestra of St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble; Beethoven/Debussy/Rachmaninov
with John Nauman; Brand New Testament by Mo Solid Gold; Brooklyn is Sinking by Josh Weinstein; Duos, Duologues and a Duette by Allen
Brings; Duos: Martinu/Ravel/Kodaly
with Deborah Wong; The Finckel Cello Quartet Plays Bach; Happy Songs by Audra McDonald; Only Heaven by Ricky Ian Gordon; and,
Wonder in the World by Kelli O’Hara.
In the field
of music education, he has taught at Kinhaven Music
School and the Weston Music
Center and School for
the Performing Arts. He also co-authored
“Notes to Violin-Cello Duos” with frequent collaborator,