Dublin International Piano Festival & Summer Academy | Adam Coleman | 2015 Student Participant

Adam Coleman - USA

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Born in Los Angeles, California, Adam Coleman began his piano studies at the age of seven with Maria Demina. Throughout his musical career, Adam won many competitions including the Southern California Bach Festival, Cyprus College Piano Competition, and the MTAC State Solo and Concerto Competitions. In addition, Adam was a finalist in the 2012 Schlern International Music Festival Competition, in Völs am Schlern, Italy. He has also received multiple scholarship awards, including top prizes from the Westside Committee of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Alice Frazier Kitchen Memorial Scholarship. Adam has had the privilege of studying at the Idyllwild Arts Academy (CA), the Chautauqua Institution (NY), and the University of Miami Frost School of Music (FL). Adam is also an active chamber musician. He has organized and performed in annual chamber music benefit concerts in his hometown of Palos Verdes Estates, CA. In past years, these concerts have raised over $30,000 to benefit the SHAWL House (a program supporting women in their journey of recovering from addiction) and over $2,500 to benefit the victims of the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Besides playing the piano, Adam also studied percussion under Tom King and Michael Schlotter, and conducting under Ilmar Lapinsch — distinguished conductor of Russian Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, Grand Chamber Orchestra Moscow, and Irkutsk Governor’s Philharmonic Orchestra. Adam still regularly gives performances on marimba and multi-percussion. Other teachers that Adam has received instruction from include Jon Nakamatsu, Nicolai Lugansky, Frederic Chiu, Tamas Ungar, and John Perry. Adam is currently studying under renowned Professor Evelyne Brancart. He is pursuing a BM degree in Piano Performance at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music with a minor in Computer Science.
AGE: 20

University of Miami - Frost School of Music
Indiana University Jacobs School of Music

Evelyne Brancart
Maria Demina

RACHMANINOV Etudes-Tableau, op. 39, no. 5 and no. 6
RACHMANINOV Preludes, op. 23
CHOPIN Ballade no. 1 in G minor, op. 23
BACH French Suite no. 4 in E flat Major, BWV 815