Adam Lambert recently accepted the position as director of bands and brass studies at Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah. For the past seven years, he has directed the band and brass programs at Chadron State College in Nebraska, where he conducted the Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band, and Athletic Bands and coordinated the brass studio.
As a trumpet soloist and an active member of the Nebraska Arts Council, Adam has given performances at many colleges and universities throughout the Midwest, including the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Wayne State College, the University of Wyoming, Northwest College, and Colorado State University. He holds degrees in music education from Brigham Young University and a doctorate in trumpet performance from the University of North Texas (UNT). He has given clinics and guest-conducted at many events, colleges, and universities throughout the western and Midwestern United States.
Adam is an active trumpet educator, performer, and clinician in both classical and jazz. He was the director of bands at Provo High School in Provo, Utah, from 1997 to 2002. He was awarded a Teaching Fellowship at UNT from 2002 to 2005. Adam performed and recorded with the University of North Texas Wind Symphony under the direction of Eugene Corporon and appears on several recordings featured by the UNT Wind Symphony on the series Teaching Music Through Performance. He has performed as a professional jazz musician at many major jazz festivals, including the Snow Bird Jazz Festival, the Park City Jazz Festival, and the Salt Lake City Jazz Festival. Adam is a Bach trumpet artist and clinician for the Conn-Selmer Corporation.