Adam McCord is Lecturer of Saxophone at the University of Louisville. He has also taught at Miami University, Ohio Northern University, and Wittenberg University and for five years was an Associate Instructor of Saxophone at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. Most recently he was a soloist with the UofL Wind Symphony at the 2010 KMEA In-Service Conference, performing John Mackey’s Concerto for Soprano Saxophone.
Mr. McCord is ABD for the Doctor of Music degree at Indiana University, having studied with Otis Murphy. He received a Master of Music also from IU, earning the Performer’s Certificate, IU’s highest performance honor, and was winner of IU’s Concerto Competition, performing to critical acclaim. Mr. McCord received the Bachelor of Music degree summa cum laude, in Performance and Music Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where his teachers were Steven Stusek and Craig Whittaker, and where he was also winner of the annual concerto competition.
Recent performances include the XIV World Saxophone Congress in Ljubljana, Slovenia, the XIII World Saxophone Congress in Minneapolis, as well as North American Saxophone Alliance Biennial Conferences. He participated in the 2003 International Saxophone Chamber Music Festival held in Faenza, Italy. He has performed with the Winston-Salem Symphony, the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra, the UNCG Symphony Orchestra, the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic, the IU Philharmonic, and the Bloomington Pops Orchestra.