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Faculty Profile

Adam Estes

Music
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF MUSIC
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135 MUSIC BUILDING
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-1274
Joined UM: August 22, 2013

Areas of Expertise

  • MUSIC
  • MUSIC PERFORMANCE
  • MUSIC, CLARINET
  • MUSIC, CLASSICAL
  • MUSIC, TWENTIETH CENTURY

Brief Bio

Adam Estes is associate professor of music at the University of Mississippi, where he teaches saxophone and bassoon, coaches woodwind chamber ensembles, and teaches woodwinds methods courses. Most recently, he was assistant professor at Minot State University. Formerly a band director in the public schools in Mason, Texas, Estes has also held posts as visiting professor of saxophone at Furman University and the University of South Carolina, as well as instructorships at Presbyterian College and the South Carolina Governors School for the Arts and Humanities. Estes is a founding member of the Assembly Quartet and maintains an active performance schedule as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral musician. He has been the principal bassoonist with the Western Plains Opera Company and the Minot Symphony Orchestra, and has been a regular substitute bassoonist and saxophonist with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, South Carolina Philharmonic, Charleston Symphony Orchestra, and Augusta Symphony Orchestra. His performing career has taken him to venues in Scotland, Ireland, Austria, Switzerland, France, and Belgium. He holds graduate degrees from the University of South Carolina and a Bachelor's degree in Music Education from Tarleton State University. His primary teachers have been Clifford Leaman, Greg Ball, Peter Kolkay, Carol Lowe, and Douglas Graham. Dr. Estes is a Legere Endorsing Artist and a Yamaha Performing Artist. He performs exclusively on Yamaha Saxophones and has recorded on Albany Records, AMP Recordings, and MSR Classics. [ Personal home page: www.adamesteswinds.squarespace.com ]

Degrees

BA
Music
TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY/ STEPHENVILLE, TEXAS (2002)
MA
Music Performance
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA/ COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA (2005)
DMA
Music Performance
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA/ COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA (2008)

Committee Memberships

University Standing Committee