Adam Donohue has been performing and teaching professionally since the age of 15. He attended Berklee College of Music in 1996 and earned a Bachelors of Music in Jazz Composition with additional studies in Music Education. After graduating in 1999, Adam worked in the cruise line industry as a saxophonist and Musical Director until 2005. He then attended Washington State University and earned a Masters of Arts in Music with a major in Jazz Studies and saxophone.
Adam has worked with great musicians such as Charo, John Handy, Jeff Coffin and Kevin Mahogany. Adam’s compositions are published with Walrus Music Publishing....
Masters of Arts, Jazz Studies and Saxophone Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, December 2007 Masters Project: Original Compositions for Jazz Orchestra and Small Group Composition and Saxophone studies with Dr. Greg Yasinitsky and Horace Alexander Young Bachelors of Music, Jazz Composition Berklee College of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, August 1999 Composition studies with Ted Pease, Dick Lowell, Ken Pullig and Bob Pilkington. Saxophone studies with Andy McGhee, Jeff Harrington and Bill Pierce Additional studies in Music Education
I have lectured in History of Jazz, Jazz Arranging, Jazz Theory and Jazz Improvisation. I have also taught electronic music. Clinic topics range from beginning to advanced in all topics of music.