A native of Waterloo Ontario, Adam commenced his musical education at Wilfrid Laurier University in Voice Performance under the direction of Kimberly Barber. He now resides in Victoria, BC where he completed his Masters in Voice Performance with Benjamin Butterfield at the University of Victoria and continues to study privately with Carolyn Sinclair.
Past performance highlights include: Tenor soloist in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 (Vancouver Island Symphony), the Evangelist in Bach’s Weihnachtsoratorium and Tenor Soloist in his Magnificat (Sooke Philharmonic Choir, Malaspina Choir), Brahm’s Zigeunerlieder (Linden Singers) Bach’s Cantata 196, 40, Missa in G, and Handel’s Messiah (Handel Society of Music), Haydn’s Spatzenmesse and Missa Sancti Nicolai, Bach Cantata No. 40 as well as Mozart’s Litaniae de venerabili altaris sacramento in Bb major, KV 125 (Bach on the Rock) and Requiem in D minor (Parksville Community Choir), Verdi's Messa da Requiem and Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass (North Island Choral Society), Orff’s Carmina Burana (Vancouver Island Symphony, Ballet Victoria), Bach’s Coffee Cantata, Christoph Graupner’s Herr nun lässest du deinen Diener and Johann Kuhnau’s Mein Alter kömmt, ich kann nicht sterben (Pacific Baroque Festival), Haydn’s Creation (Via Choralis) , Bach's Cantatas BWV 99, 125 and 155, (Victoria Baroque Players) and the Monteverdi's Vespers of 1610 (Victoria Philharmonic Choir) and Frederic in Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance (Victoria G & S Society)
He has performed the Operatic roles of Sumers in Cimarosa’s L’italiana in Londra, Ferrando in Mozart’s Così fan tutte, Ernesto in Donizetti’s Don Pasquale, Oronte in Handel’s Alcina, Romeo in Neil Weisensal’s City Workers in Love, The Doctor in David Foley’s May 23rd and Monostatos in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte.
Adam is a choral scholar at St. Barnabas Church under the direction of Michael Jarvis. He also sings with the Schooner Cove Singers, a professional choir based in Parksville, BC. In the past, Adam has been a member of the St. Christopher Singers, Victoria Philharmonic Choir, Victoria Choral Society and Pacific Opera Victoria Chorus. He also teaches private singing lessons and is a music instructor at the Taber Music School.