Adam Bokaris – Visiting Euphonium/Baritone Tutor

Grimethorpe Colliery Band & Teacher of Euphonium and Baritone at the University of Salford.

Adam was born in Sydney, Australia and began playing euphonium at the age of 9 in his primary school concert band.

In 2014, Adam relocated to Manchester where he completed an undergraduate degree at the Royal Northern College of Music with a First-Class Honours. He recently completed a MA in Music from The University of Salford with Distinction.

Adam is the solo euphonium player for the world famous Grimethorpe Colliery Band. Since moving to the UK, Adam has also enjoyed time with the Leyland Band and the Fairey Band.  He has performed in some of the world’s most iconic venues – most notably the Sydney Opera House stage in 2013, as a soloist. In that same year he became the Australian National Euphonium Champion.

Adam is the tutor of euphonium and baritone at The University of Salford, and the tutor of euphonium at the University of Leeds. He also teaches within the Stockport Schools’ Brass Bands, and as a private tutor.

Adam is a founding member of the international award winning quartet, The Brass Compass Euphonium Quartet. Winning the 2016 International Tuba and Euphonium Competition and the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble Chamber Music Competition. The quartet have also performed as artists for the Singapore Low Brass Festival.

Adam is a Besson artist and consultant and performs on a Besson Prestige 2052.

 

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