ADAM GOLDSON hails from Long Island, New York. He has more than 25 years of experience as a performer, music educator and adjudicator.
His formal education began at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA, where he studied both Classical and Jazz Performance, including Tuba Studies with Gregory Fritze of the Boston Ballet Orchestra and Rhode Island Philharmonic. He also studied conducting and earned his BA in Music Education from Dowling College.
Adam’s teaching experience includes work as the District-Wide Instrumental Music/Band Director in the Attleboro Public Schools in Attleboro, MA, as well as more than 15 years experience as a music education consultant with numerous band programs throughout the United States, He also maintains an active schedule as a freelance musician.
Adam’s marching band and drum corps experience is extensive. He marched with the Long Island Kingsmen, Blue Stars ,and Sound of Long Island. He has taught, consulted with, and worked as an administrator with many competitive high school marching bands and drum and bugle corps such as Scenic City, the Sunrisers, and Boston Crusaders. He has judged for the Eastern Marching Band Association, Western Band Association, and the Arizona Band and Orchestra Director’s Association.