The 46th Annual International Trumpet Guild Conference

Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk • San Antonio, Texas

Adam Hayes

Session: Developing an Independent Professional Music Career

Adam Hayes is an internationally recognized performer, educator, and clinician. A versatile musician, Adam has performed throughout North America, South America, Europe, and Asia, including performances with over 40 professional orchestras throughout the world.

With an interest in new music and creative music, Adam endeavors to promote the latest in solo trumpet repertoire. He has five feature albums to his credit. Adam actively commissions new works for trumpet by a variety of composers. He has given the world-premiere performances of 13 significant works for trumpet. Adam was a featured artist at the 2012 and 2014 International Trumpet Guild Conventions.

Adam has published articles and reviews for music publications, including the International Trumpet Guild Journal. Adam’s book, In Theory: The Trumpet, is a trusted resource in the collegiate trumpet studio.

Adam has performed with professional ensembles including The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, The Atlanta Opera, The Atlanta Ballet Orchestra, The Cincinnati Ballet Orchestra, The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, The Hollywood Festival Orchestra, The Hollywood Hills Orchestra, The New Mexico Symphony Orchestra, The Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra, The Chamber Orchestra of Albuquerque, The Dayton Philharmonic, The West Virginia Symphony, The Kentucky Symphony Orchestra, The Richmond Symphony, The Chattanooga Symphony, and numerous regional orchestras.

Adam has been a soloist with the Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey Circus, and has performed on studio-recording and commercial engagements from cruise lines to Broadway shows. He has performed with notable artists such as Diana Krall, The Indigo Girls, Bela Fleck, Mannheim Steamroller, Edwin McCain, Joan Osborne, Neil Sedaka, New York Voices, Renee Fleming, Chris Potter and John Cowan. Several of Adam’s solo, chamber, and orchestral recordings have been broadcast on radio and television, including features on National Public Radio. He can be heard on labels including ACA, 5ive Happiness, Curvepoint, Hal Leonard, and Mark Records.

Adam Hayes is Professor of Music and the Chair of the Department of Fine Arts at Berry College in Rome, GA. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Trumpet Festival of the Southeast and has been an adjudicator for the National Trumpet Competition. Adam is a past president of the Georgia Association of Jazz Educators and served as host for the 2013 Trumpet Festival of the Southeast. He has also held several leadership roles for the International Trumpet Guild.

Adam Hayes holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, a Master of Music from the University of New Mexico, and a Bachelor of Music from The University of Georgia. Adam is an Eastman Trumpets and Shires Trumpets performing artist.


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