John David Adams

Style: Opera; Jazz; Classical; Musical Theatre



John David Adams is an acclaimed concert soloist and recitalist, with repertoire ranging from Baroque masterworks to world-premier compositions. He began his professional music career on the West Coast before returning to New England where he currently enjoys a busy schedule of performing engagements. He has appeared with orchestras and music ensembles across the country, including the San Francisco Symphony, Berkeley Symphony, Arlington Philharmonic, North Shore Philharmonic, Maine Pro Musica, Masterworks Chorale, Oratorio Chorale, San Francisco Bach Choir, St. Mary Schola, Lincoln Arts Festival, Portland Early Music Festival, and the Blue Hill Bach and White Mountain Bach festivals. He is equally praised for portrayals in diverse opera and stage roles, from Cosi fan tutte to Sweeney Todd, in productions by Opera Boston, Granite State Opera, PORTopera, San Francisco Lyric Opera, Berkeley Opera, Apollo Opera, and New England Light Opera, to name a few. He has also performed professionally with the San Francisco Symphony Chorus (including three Grammy award-winning recordings), Zenith Ensemble, Sanford Dole Ensemble, San Francisco Bach Choir, and San Francisco Chamber Singers in California; as well a being a founding member of Aureole Chamber Ensemble and Vox Nova Chamber Choir in Maine. He studied voice and opera at Hartt School of Music and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music; his teachers have included William Metcalf, Leopold Simoneau, Dr, Edwin Barlow, Eric Howe, and Malcom Smith. He currently serves on the voce faculty of Bay Chamber Concerts Music School in Rockport, Maine.


Voice Type: Bass-Baritone

Music Styles Taught: Opera; Jazz; Classical; Musical Theatre

Availability: I am available as a performer; I have a wait-list for private lessons

Contact Information


Bay Chamber Concerts Music School
18 Central St. 5th fl
Rockport, ME
USA 04856

MOBILE: 207-380-5360

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