Adam McCord has served as Instructor of Saxophone at Miami University for two years and Associate Instructor of Saxophone at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music for five years. While at IU, he earned the prestigious Performer’s Certificate (IU’s highest performance honor) and he won the IU Woodwind Concerto Competition, performing Roger Muczynski’s difficult saxophone concerto with the Indiana University Orchestra. While a student at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, he won the yearly concerto competition, performing Roger Boutry’s Divertimento. He has won state and regional honors in both the Music Teacher’s National Association collegiate chamber music and solo woodwind competitions. He performed at the XIV World Saxophone Congress in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and the 2006 North American Saxophone Alliance (NASA) Biennial Conference in Iowa City. Other performances include the 2004 NASA Biennial Conference in Greensboro, North Carolina, the XIII World Saxophone Congress in Minneapolis, a featured recital at the inaugural Carolina Saxophone Symposium, regional NASA conferences, and participation as a scholarship recipient in the 2003 International Saxophone Chamber Music Festival held annually in Faenza, Italy. Mr. McCord has performed with the Winston-Salem Symphony, the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra, the UNCG Symphony Orchestra, the Columbus, Indiana, Philharmonic, the Indiana University Philharmonic, the Bloomington Camerata Orchestra, and the Bloomington Pops Orchestra. His teachers include Steven Stusek, Craig Whittaker, and at Indiana University, Otis Murphy, with whom he studies presently. Adam McCord has a Bachelor of Music, summa cum laude, from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a Master of Music in Saxophone Performance from Indiana University.