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Noted for his passionate and expressive performances, Dr. Adam Riggs has played the cello since he was four years old.  In addition to his Doctor of Musical Arts Degree from the University of Colorado Boulder, Adam holds a Master of Music, Performance degree from the Hartt School, a Bachelor of Music, Honours Performance degree and a Diploma in Chamber Music from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Canada. A devoted chamber musician, he has performed alongside the Penderecki and Lafyette String Quartets, has been heard on Colorado Public Radio and has worked with members of the Takacs, St. Lawrence, Emerson, Juilliard, Tokyo and Penderecki String Quartets.  He is currently assistant princpal of the Stratus Chamber Orchestra, and has performed with the Boulder Philharmonic.  An avid teacher, he is currently completing his Suzuki Teacher Training with Carol Tarr at University of Denver, and has completed his Suzuki Book 1 training with Rick Mooney.   

What people are saying: 

Adam has a wonderfully characteristic and engaging sound - elegant and graceful
— Judith Glyde, Professor Emeritus, University of Colorado Boulder
An accomplished cellist with admirable talent, intelligence and dedication
— Simon Fryer, Principal Cellist, Regina Symphony Orchestra
A powerful communicator with an exiting musical intelligence and performance style
— Joan Barrett, Principal, Calgary Symphony Orchestra