Adam Roberts

Adam Roberts

Adam Roberts

Adam Roberts’ music has been performed by ensembles such as the Arditti Quartet, the JACK Quartet, le Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, the Callithumpian Consort, Earplay, Fellows of the Tanglewood Music Center, the Boston Conservatory Wind Ensemble, Transient Canvas, violist Garth Knox, Guerilla Opera, and at festivals such as Wien Modern (Vienna), Tanglewood, the Biennale Musique en Scene (Lyons), and the 2009 ISCM World Music Days (Sweden). Roberts is a 2016 Guggenheim Fellow. Other honors include the Benjamin H. Danks Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, an ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Award, the André Chevillion-Yvonne Bonnaud Prize from the Orléans Piano Competition, the Earplay Donald Aird Award, the Christoph and Stefan Kaske Fellowship from the Wellesley Composers Conference, the Leonard Bernstein Fellowship from the Tanglewood Music Center, and the Bldodgett Prize (Harvard). Roberts obtained a Bachelor’s degree in composition from the Eastman School of Music in 2003 and a Ph.D. from Harvard University in 2010. Roberts has taught at Harvard University, Istanbul Technical University’s Center for Advanced Studies in Music, and he is currently Assistant Professor of Composition at the University of Georgia’s Hugh Hodgson School of Music. Roberts’ first portrait disc, Leaf Metal, was released on Tzadik Records in January, 2014.

 

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