Adam Levin, Classical Guitar
September 8, 2019, 3:00 pm
Adam Levin is a native of Chicago’s North Shore. He holds bachelor’s degrees from Northwestern University in Music Performance, Psychology, and Pre-Med. He completed his master’s degree in guitar performance at New England Conservatory under the tutelage of Eliot Fisk. Levin is a professor of guitar at the University of Rhode Island and also teaches at the University of Massachusetts, Boston.
Adam is an avid chamber musician. He has performed with orchestras, string quartet, and various instrumental and vocal duo combinations. His primary chamber ensemble, Duo Sonidos, which has expanded the repertoire for violin and guitar through new commissions.
From 2008-2011, Levin was honored as a Fulbright Scholar as well as grant awards from the Program for Cultural Cooperation Fellowship to research contemporary Spanish guitar repertoire. This three-year residency resulted in a major collaboration with 30 Spanish composers spanning four generations, who each wrote works commissioned by and dedicated to Levin. He has released four recordings on the Naxos label focusing on these new commissioned works of 21st Century Spanish Guitar,