In his music, Adam seeks to compose with a balance of theoretical processes and intuitive musicality.
His works frequently utilize electronics, and his music is stylistically diverse from a wide array of influences.
Awards include the Gluck Foundation Fellowship (USC), Conservatory of Music Award & Summa Cum Laude (Chapman University), Second Place in the Boston GuitarFest Composition competition, and a commission for the Third Angle New Music Ensemble in Portland, Oregon.
Adam’s music has been performed in southern California, across the United States, in Italy (at the Cortona Sessions) and in Paris (European American Musical Alliance).
As a guitarist, he regularly performs at private events & receptions in Los Angeles & Orange County. He has performed for figures such as Elie Wiesel (Nobel Laureate), George Argyros (U.S. Ambassador to Spain), and at the home of the President of Chapman University. He continues to study guitar at USC and regularly performs outreach concerts at hospitals & senior homes across Los Angeles.
Adam graduated from Chapman University with top honors, studying both music composition and guitar performance. His primary composition teachers include Vera Ivanova, Jeffrey Holmes, Sean Heim, Sean Friar, & Stephen Hartke, and he is currently studying with Donald Crockett.
Adam also teaches composition at the Sunset Chamber Music Festival and works as a recording engineer for LA new music groups (Tuesdays@MONK Space, People Inside Electronics) & at the Aspen Music Festival.
He has worked as an audio engineer and sound designer for many live events at USC, Chapman University, and popular venues throughout Los Angeles.