Early Music Skills & Interests
Early Music Affiliations
Administrator, Board Member -Other, Educator, Musicologist, Performer, Student
Adam Dillon is a specialist in historical trombones, recorders, performance practice, and chamber music. Recent performances include concerts with the Ottawa Baroque Consort, ¡Sacabuche!, Washington Cornett and Sackbutt ensemble, Forgotten Clefs, Bloomington Bach Cantata Project, and Las Aves at events such as the American Musicological Society Conference, University of Oregon Musicking Conference, Festival Internacional de Música Sacra de Quito, North Carolina HIP Festival, and the Sackville and Bloomington Early Music Festivals. This summer Adam will present research on Vincente Lusitano's use of improvisatory techniques within his own compositions at the MedRen Conference in Uppsala, Sweden. In January 2018 Adam was featured as an emerging professional in Early Music America’s EMagazine's Early to Rise series. In addition to his performance experience, Adam is an active arts administrator working at the Schulich School of Music of McGill University as its Production and Events Assistant. Passionate about children's outreach and education programs, Adam has taught Renaissance dance, music, and history through Shakespeare's Ear and Shawms and Stories to elementary school students in south/central Indiana and North Carolina. Adam lives in Montreal, QC while pursuing a PhD in Musicology at McGill University. He has also studied at Indiana University and the University of North Texas. Science fiction books, political podcasts, and Juneau the dog take up Adam’s free time.