School of Music
The School of Music at Georgia State University is thrilled to welcome back Dr. Adam Frey to campus as the new graduate euphonium professor through a Dual Appointment with the University of North Georgia! In addition to his time with our graduate euphonium students, Dr. Frey will continue his full teaching responsibilities at the UNG as the Associate Professor of Music and Director of Instrumental Studies. We are very fortunate to be able to share his incredible talents and expertise with UNG to impact a great number of euphonium students across the state.
Adam Frey travels the globe as a performer and advocate for live music. Adam has soloed with orchestras and bands 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), Camerata Eleutheria (Argentina), Cascade (WA), Greensboro (NC), Clemson (SC), LaGrange (GA), Minot (ND), Bellevue Philharmonic (WA), and Northeastern (MA) 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, Thailand, Brazil, South Korea, Guatemala, the Dominican Republic, Columbia, Peru, Australia, Russia, Finland, China, Germany, Hong Kong, and the United States.
Adam has been guest soloist at festivals around the globe, including four times at the Midwest Clinic (USA), the WASBE Convention (Singapore), Melbourne International Festival of Brass (Australia), Trombonanza (Argentina), Carlos Gomez Festival (Brazil), Jeju International Wind Festival (South Korea), Asia Pacific Band Directors Conference (South Korea), Westby Low Brass Workshop (Norway), Peru Low Brass Festival (Peru), Colombia Festubal (Colombia), Tubmania (Thailand), and Orquesta Latinoamericana de Vientos (Colombia) to name a few.
A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Adam Frey received his musical training at the University of Georgia, the Royal Northern College of Music, and the University of Salford. As a major ambassador of the euphonium, Adam has more than one hundred and twenty works that have been composed or specifically arranged for him. Most are published by Euphonium.com Publications, Pinnacle Brass Publications, and Absolute Brass.com.
For 17 years, Adam has hosted the International Euphonium Tuba (IET) Festival at Emory University. This event each June hosts more than 175 students and teachers from around the world in a week of playing, learning, and inspiration. Participants range from high school and college students to adult amateurs. More details at: www.IETFestival.com
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