Berry College Music Department
Adam Hayes, Artist-in-Residence, Assistant Professor of Music (trumpet)
Adam Hayes is an internationally recognized performer, educator and clinician. A versatile musician, Adam has performed throughout North America, South America, Europe and Asia, including performances with over 40 professional orchestras throughout the world.
With an interest in new music and creative music, Adam endeavors to promote the latest in solo trumpet repertoire. His debut album "CURRENT," features innovative compositions for solo trumpet and piano and is distributed internationally on Curvepoint Media. Adam actively commissions new works for trumpet by a variety of composers. He has given the world-premiere performances of 11 significant works for trumpet and has published articles and reviews for music publications, including the International Trumpet Guild Journal. Adam's book Approaching Music Theory Through Practical Application: A Supplemental Method for the Developing Trumpeter is a trusted resource in the collegiate trumpet studio.
Adam has performed with professional ensembles including The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, The Atlanta Opera, The Atlanta Ballet Orchestra, The Cincinnati Ballet Orchestra, The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, The Hollywood Festival Orchestra, The Hollywood Hills Orchestra, The New Mexico Symphony Orchestra, The Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra, The Chamber Orchestra of Albuquerque, The Dayton Philharmonic, The West Virginia Symphony, The Kentucky Symphony Orchestra, The Richmond Symphony, The Chattanooga Symphony and numerous regional orchestras. He has been a soloist with the Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey Circus, and has performed studio-recording and commercial engagements from cruise lines to Broadway shows. He has performed with artists such as Diana Krall, Mannheim Steamroller, Edwin McCain, Joan Osborne, Neil Sedaka, New York Voices, Chris Potter and John Cowan. Several of Adam's solo, chamber and orchestral recordings have been broadcast on radio and television. He can be heard on labels including ACA, 5ive Happiness, Curvepoint and Mark Records.
Adam Hayes is Artist-in-Residence and Assistant Professor of Music at Berry College in Rome, GA where he teaches the trumpet studio, courses in music, and conducts the jazz ensembles. Prior to this appointment, he taught at Clemson University, North Georgia College & State University, The University of New Mexico, Truett-McConnell College, and for the Georgia Governor's Honors Program. He holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, a Master of Music from the University of New Mexico and a Bachelor of Music from The University of Georgia.
As an artist/clinician for Edwards Trumpets, Adam performs as a soloist, and gives master classes and clinics worldwide.