B i o g r a p h y

Adam is a conductor, composer, musical director, and sound designer in London working on projects in a variety of musical genres. 

Since moving to London, Adam has been involved in a breadth of theatrical output including musicals, plays, and immersive experiences creating work in some of the most exciting venues across the UK. 

Originally from Scotland, Adam trained at The University of Aberdeen specialising in conducting and composing. During his time in Scotland, he had the privilege of working with many organisations including The Citizen’s Theatre and Scottish Opera, among many others. He also was a visiting tutor at The Universities of Glasgow and Aberdeen.

 

Adam was The Andrew Lloyd Webber Associate Musical Director to The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama BA Acting Musical Theatre Course. 

Adam is sought after as an educator and has enjoyed working with many organisations such as: The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama as a visiting lecturer and course leader; The Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts as a Musicianship Tutor; The University of Aberdeen as the Principle Conductor of their Concert and Wind Bands; Scottish Opera as an Assistant Conductor to their Connect Education Company; The University of Glasgow as an Assistant Conductor; Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts as a Composer; The Arts Educational Schools as a Musical Director for their MA Acting course; and BYMT as a musical director, composer, and as their Musical Supervisor for the 17/18 & 18/19 Seasons.

 

While studying at the University of Aberdeen, Adam was involved in the formation of the University’s Marischal Chamber Orchestra; Adam held the position of Assistant Conductor to this orchestra for three years, conducting several concerts both in the UK and Europe.

C r e d i t s 

2019 / In Production

Theatre

BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR - Musical Director

(2019, The Southwark Playhouse - Dir. Jimmy Walters)

BED SEVEN - Composer & Sound Designer

(2019, Tristan Bates Theatre - Dir. Simon De Cintra)

A.L.I.C.E IN WANDERLUST - Composer & Musical Director

(2019, Lawrence Batley Theatre - Dir. Ellis Kerkhoven)

WILD GOOSE DREAMS - Musical Director

(2019, Ustinov Studio, Theatre Royal Bath - Dir. Sir Michael Boyd)

GRAVEL HEART - Composer & Sound Designer 

(2019, The Bunker - Dir. Richard Vincent)

HOW TO SAVE THE WORLD: AN IDIOT'S GUIDE - Composer & Musical Director

(2019, Prior's Field - Dir. Ellis Kerkhoven)

THE FEAR - Composer & Sound Designer

(2019, The Bunker - Dir. Lekan Lawal)

WHO PUT BELLA IN THE WHITCH ELM? - Composer & Musical Director​

(2019, Webber Douglas Studio - Dir. Ellis Kerkhoven)

CINDERELLA - Musical Director/Musical Supervisor

(2019, Buxton Opera House - Dir. Philip Dart)

SOLDIER ON - Composer & Sound Designer

(2019, International Tour (UK & Canada) - Dir. Jonathan Guy Lewis)

BYMT - Musical Supervisor (2018/2019 season)

Film

IN THEIR OWN WORDS : ADELE - Musicologist 

(2019, Channel 5)

THE BBC - Composer

(2019, Incidental Music Composer)

2018

Theatre:

 

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT - Musical Director/Supervisor

(2018, Queen's Theatre Hornchurch - Dir. Douglas Rintoul)

*Finalist for BEST MUSICAL DIRECTOR Offies 2018

DICK WHITTINGTON - Musical Director/Musical Supervisor

(2018, Buxton Opera House - Dir. Philip Dart)

SOLDIER ON - Composer/Sound Designer

(2018, The Other Palace - Dir. Jonathan Guy Lewis)

HELP! GET ME OUT OF THIS MUSICAL - Musical Director

(2018, The Oscar Wilde Theatre - Dir. Luke Sheppard)

BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR - Musical Director

(Jermyn Street Theatre - Dir. Jimmy Walters)

*Nominated for BEST PRODUCTION Offies 2018

SQUARE ROUNDS - Musical Director/Arranger

(2018, Finborough Theatre - Dir. Jimmy Walters)

 

OUR BOYS - Composer/Sound Designer

(2018, Riddle's Court - Dir. Jonathan Guy Lewis)

TRENCHES - Composer/Sound Designer

(2018, The Bridewell Theatre - Dir. Kirstie Davis)

BYMT - Musical Supervisor (2017/2018 season)

PARLOUR GAMES - Composer/Sound Designer 

(2018, The Bridewell Theatre - Dir. Kirstie Davis)

WELCOME TO THE GRAND - Musical Supervisor

(2018, The Clapham Grand - Dir. Christie Lee Manning & James Harris)

SOLDIER ON - Composer/Sound Designer

(2018, tour and Playground Theatre (London) Dir. Jonathan Guy Lewis)

THE GIRL AND THE MOON - Composer/Sound Designer

(2018, The Courtyard Theatre (London) Dir. Jamie Jackson)

THE VIRGIN AND THE GYPSY - Musical Director

(2018, New Wolsley Playhouse & St Andrew's Church (London) - Dir. Dan Allum)

Film:

SEMAPHORE BALLET PROJECT - Composer

(2018, DOP - Tom McCagherty)

2017

Theatre:

 

CHILDREN OF THE NIGHT - Musical Director

(2017, The Oxford Playhouse - Dir. Adrian Noble & Joanne Pearce)

SLEEPING BEAUTY - Musical Director & Arranger

(2017, Buxton Opera House - Dir. Philip Dart)

XMAS FACTOR ALL STARS, ALBUM - Musical Director & Additional Content Arranger 

(2017, Iris Theatre)

THE MAN I LIVE WITH - Composer/Sound Designer

(2017, The Oxford Playhouse & Reading Rep. - Dir. Clare Baybutt)

GDS PICTURES PRESENTS - Composer/Musical Director

(2017, Hemel Hempstead, BYMT - Dir. Ellis Kerkhoven)

CHICAGO - Musical Director

(2017, The Webber Douglas Studio - Dir. Kristina Nilles)

THE ALCHEMIST - Composer/Sound Designer

(2017, The Karamel Club (London) & The Globe Theatre (Neuss) - Dir. Stephen Jameson)

NAPOLI MILIONARIA - Composer/Sound Designer

(2017, The Bridewell Theatre, London - Dir. John Brant)

FROM MORNING TO MIDNIGHT - Composer/Sound Designer

(2017, The Bridewell Theatre, London - Dir. Rebecca Frecknall)

Film:

 

BEAUTY  - Musical Director

(2017, Moolmore Films, Dir Nicola Abbatangelo, Composer Alexander Rudd/Fabrizio Mancinelli)

2016

MUTED - MD, Arranger, and Incidental Music Composer

(2016, The Bunker Theatre, London - Dir. Jamie Jackson)

THE GREAT GATSBY- Composer/Musical Director

(2016, Oscar Wilde Theatre Bracknell - Dir. Lewis Barfoot  &

2015, Edinburgh - Dir. Lewis Barfoot)

 

THROUGH THE WIRE - Musical Director/Arranger/Original Music Composer 

(2016 The Webber Douglas Studio, RCSSD Dir. Mike Bradwell)

ELEMENTS - Composer/Musical Director 

(2016, Alicante, YMT:UK - Dir. Pete Gallagher) 

SWEET CHARITY- Assistant Musical Director 

(2016, The Embassy Theatre, RCSSD Dir. Anthony Banks)

THE RIFLES - Musical Director

(2016, Citizens Theatre & Hamilton Town Hall Dir. Guy Hollands)

 

DIVIDED CITY- Musical Director

(2015-2016 Citizens Theatre Dir. Jen Clokey & Neil Packham)

2015

SWEET CHARITY - Musical Director

(2015, The Arts Theatre, Aberdeen Dir. Kyle Yates)

A WALK FROM THE PARADISE GARDEN- Assistant Conductor

(2015 Scottish Opera, The Cottier's Theatre Dir. Julie Brown)

THE DR. FERRET BAD MEDICINE ROADSHOW- Assistant Conductor

(2015 Scottish Opera, The Cottier's Theatre Dir. Julie Brown)

2014

SLEEPY HOLLOW - Composer/MD

(2014, Edinburgh, YMT:UK Dir. Ellis Kerkhoven)

ANAMCHARA - Assistant Conductor

(2014 Scottish Opera, The Theatre Royal (Glasgow) Dir. Lissa Lorenzo & Martin O’Connor)

THE PRODUCERS - Musical Director 

(2014, The Arts Theatre, Aberdeen Dir. Steven Dale)

2013

THE DROWNING POND - MD

(2013, Aberdeen, YMT:UK Dir. Joe Douglas)

BURNT OUT SOULS - MD

(2013, Riverside Studios: London, YMT:UK DIr. Hilary Westlake)

GREY MATTER - Composer/Sound Designer

(2013, The Lemontree, Dir. Claire Davidson)

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