Classical musician performing and collaborating in New York City.
Adam Young identifies as a baroque and modern cellist, violist da gamba, ballet dancer, and pianist. His Masters degree is in viola da gamba, which he obtained under the direction of Sarah Cunningham at the Juilliard Shool. Adam works as a ballet accompanist for New York City Ballet, New York Theater Ballet, Ballet Academy East, and Steps on Braodway. He is a co-founder of Cello Street Quartet, a winning group of American Music Abroad and traveled to Eastern Europe and Russia, teaching and performing through a Federal-State Department-funded tour.
Adam has performed at festivals such as Amherst Early Music Festival, Oregon Bach Festival, Early Music Vancouver, Viola da Gamba Society Conclave, and American Bach Soloists. He also received honorary mention for the 2017 SFCM Marathon Composition Competition. With an important regard to historical accuracy, Adam seeks to find a factual basis for every artistic decision.
Photos by David Thompson