BA (Contemp. Mus), GradDipEd
Adam is a contemporary guitarist with more than 20 years of playing experience. Since first taking up the guitar, Adam has engaged non-stop in what is most important to him – performing and composing.
He has a wide variety of musical experiences and styles to his credit and constantly seeks more to add to this list. He has played in Rock, Funk, Rockabilly and Top 40 cover bands and duos, Trad, Acid and Fusion Jazz ensembles, accompanied singers and instrumentalists in a variety of duo and trio settings and played and recorded in a number of other formats including Musicals and session work.
Having been a guitar teacher for many years, Adam decided to extend his skills into the classroom and went back to University to attain a Grad Dip Ed. He is currently the Music Co-ordinator for Rivermount College and this role constantly finds him acting as Musical Director for performances of all shapes and sizes.
Adam has just released his debut album “2 Head City”. Co-produced by John Freiberg, the full length album of original compositions is performed on a Yamaha AEX 1500 Guitar with no backing tracks or overdubs – just as it would be live. Two tracks were selected for entry into the 2008 MusicOz Awards, and Adam was honoured with a place in the Top 10 for the Instrumental category.
To listen to some tunes or find out more about Adam go to: www.adamoconnor.net