Black Studies Program

Gary Adams

Gary Adams is a talented orchestral tubist and educator. Adams has worked with the area's top orchestras including the Cleveland Orchestra, the Cleveland Opera Orchestra, the Erie Philharmonic Orchestra, the Canton Symphony Orchestra, and Metropolitan Brass Quintet, which he also directs. Currently, Gary is on the faculties of Kent State University, Cleveland State University, and the Cleveland Institute of Music. He presently performs as principle tubist of the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra, the Cleveland Chamber Symphony, and the Metropolitan Brass Quintet as well as an extra with the Cleveland Orchestra. Adams has his M.M. in Tuba performance from the University of Akron.