Location: Michigan, USA
The first professional musician in my family, I've grown up through mentors and colleagues while teaching and volunteering through MSVMA.
Currently serving as Director of Vocal Music at Allendale Middle School, overseeing more than 230 students each day in 6 curricular choirs. The choir program offers gender-based ensembles for sixth and eighth grades as well as mixed voicing for seventh grade. Adam is an active member of MSVMA having served as State Solo & Ensemble Supervisor for the west site, hosting choral festivals and 6-7-8-9 Honors Choir rehearsals; he is currently an active Adjudicator and serves on the Full Board as Technology Supervisor. Adam actively supports the collaboration between public education and professional artists, having introduced performers, authors, composers, and master teachers into the classroom setting. He has presented at the MSVMA Summer Workshop and the Michigan Music Conference with topics relating to recruitment, working with boy’s changing voices, and improving communication and organization through technology.