About Adam Gorb
Adam Gorb studied at Cambridge University and the Royal Academy of Music, and has a PhD in Composition from Birmingham University. Adam’s early career was as a musician and Musical Director in repertory and London’s West End theatre. An inspiring teacher and mentor, Adam also worked in most of the UK’s leading theatre schools.
He returned to classical composition at the Royal Academy of Music, London and has been a visiting lecturer in universities and conservatoires in the USA, Canada, Tokyo, Vienna, Vilnius, Istanbul, The Hague, Brussels and Verona. Since 2000, Professor Gorb has been Head of School of Composition at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, one of the UK’s leading conservatoires, which is proud to acknowledge an ever-growing group of successful and award-winning composer alumni.
In July 2013 three out of the five winning entries for the Royal Philharmonic Society Prize were from composers associated with the RNCM.Adam Gorb’s website: www.adamgorb.co.ukRoyal Northern College of Music, Manchester website: www.rncm.ac.uk