Clinton Adams, Piano

Clinton Adams, pianist, was born in Hartford Connecticut. He studied with Raymond Hanson, Artur Balsam, Fernando Laires and Nina Svetlanova and played in masterclasses of Grant Johannson, Leon Fleisher, and many others. As a teenager, he won many competitions and has performed with many orchestras in the USA as a concerto soloist. As a collaborative artist, he has accompanied many world-renowned artists throughout North and South America, Europe and Africa. He holds degrees from Hart College of Music, and Peabody Conservatory of Music. Since 1983, he has been on the faculty of Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore, Maryland, where he teaches Ear-Training, Sight-Singing, Score-Reading, and a course on "The Well-Tempered Clavier of J.S. Bach." In spite of his full teaching schedule, Mr. Adams is in constant demand as a soloist, chamber musician and collaborative artist. He has toured extensively under the auspices of The Piatigorsky Foundation, and has recorded on the Summit and Leonarda labels. His playing has been acclaimed internationally as "elegant, sensitive, colorful, and meticulous."