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.
For more detailed information please see my resume at adamdonohue.com.
Tenor: Selmer Mark VI, 152,XXX. Yanigasawa metal 7 mp.
Alto: Yamaha 62-II, Vandoren Jumbo Java A75 mp.
Clar: Leblanc Infinite, Vandoren Crystal A4 mp.
Flute: Yamaha 561 GPLP.
WSU Today: WSU alum featured
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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