Praised as an "excellent pianist" with "titanic force" (New York Times), Adam Marks
combines a commitment to contemporary music with innovative programming designed to reach new audiences of all types.
In 2008, Mr. Marks
made history as the first American laureate of the prestigious Orleans Competition for music composed since 1900 in Orleans, France.
A frequent recitalist, Adam
has performed extensively throughout the United States, as well as Europe.
As a soloist, Adam
has appeared with the Manchester Symphony Orchestra, the National Repertory Orchestra, and the Brandeis-Wellesley Symphony Orchestra.
Other notable venues include the Salle Cortot in Paris, Zankel and Weill Halls at Carnegie, Miller Theatre
in New York, the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park, Chicago Cultural Center
, Montalvo Arts in California, and the New World Symphony Stage.
As a teacher, Marks has presented lectures and masterclasses at Yale, Juilliard, Mannes, University of Northern Iowa, Carthage College, and Manchester College.
Collaboration is a crucial element in Marks' career.
As the pianist and Director of Artistic Programming for Chicago's Fifth House Ensemble
designs and presents programs for concert stages, cultural institutions, and educational facilities alike.
Mr. Marks currently serves on the faculty of Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
He holds degrees from Brandeis University and the Manhattan School of Music.
is currently a candidate for the Ph.D at New York University
Adam Marks is a Yamaha Artist.