Adam Frey

Artist Affiliate: Euphonium Instructor

Biography

One of the elite brass soloists in the world, ADAM FREY travels the globe sharing his talents as a performer and teacher. A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Adam Frey received his musical training at the University of Georgia and the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, England. As a major ambassador of the euphonium, Adam has more than seventy works that have been composed or specifically arranged for him.

Adam has soloed with orchestras the world over, including the world famous Boston Pops, Cheju Symphony Orchestra (South Korea), US Army Orchestra (Washington DC), Harvard Pops (MA), Fort Collins (CO), Indian Hill (MA), the Vaasa Symphony Orchestra (Finland), Atlanta Philharmonic (GA), Cascade (WA), Greensboro (NC), Clemson (SC), LaGrange (GA), Minot (ND), Bellevue Philharmonic (WA), and Northeastern (MA) Symphony Orchestras. He also has been invited to perform major euphonium and tenor tuba features from the standard orchestral repertoire with the Atlanta, Seattle, Oregon, and Charleston Symphony Orchestras. He also performs regularly with wind bands and brass bands that have included Soli Brass in Holland, Point of Ayr in Wales, the National Youth Brass Band of Switzerland and wind bands from Singapore, Germany, Hong Kong, and the United States.

Adam has also been guest soloist at festivals around the globe, including twice at the Mid-West Band and Orchestra Clinic (USA), the WASBE Convention (Singapore), Melbourne International Festival of Brass (Australia), Trombonanza (Argentina), Carlos Gomez Festival (Brazil), International Tuba Euphonium Conference (Finland, Italy, Canada, and USA), Jeju International Wind Festival (South Korea), Asia Pacific Band Directors Conference (South Korea), Asia Pacific Band Directors Conference (South Korea), Westby Low Brass Workshop (Norway), Peru Low Brass Festival (Peru), Columbia Festubal (Columbia), Asia Pacific Band Directors Conference (South Korea), Tubmania (Thailand), and Orquesta Latinoamericana de Vientos (Columbia), to name a few.

For 10 years, he has hosted the IEI Festival for Euphonium and Tuba. This event hosts 70+ students and teachers from around the globe in a week of playing, learning, and motivation. Participants range from high school students to graduate college students to adult amateurs and occurs each June in Atlanta.

His website www.euphonium.com contains sound files, performance schedules, photos from his world travels, and his recordings and publications.

Adam Frey is a Yamaha Performing Artist and Guest Clinician