Adam Fong has worked as a composer performer and producer of new music since completing his MFA in Music Composition at California Institute of the Arts where he studied with James Tenney and Wadada Leo Smith. As Associate Director of Other Minds (2006 2012) Fong produced six editions of the annual Other Minds Festival dubbed the premier new music festival on the West Coast (Los Angeles Times) and many special projects including the CD reissues of Conlon Nancarrow s Studies for Player Piano and The Complete Music of Carl Ruggles tribute concerts to Ruth Crawford Seeger Henry Cowell and Dane Rudhyar a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Fluxus and the American Premiere of 18 Microtonal Ragas based on Solo for Voice 58 by John Cage. Fong s own compositions have been performed internationally in Auckland London Berlin Tubingen and Darmstadt at many US universities and throughout California by performers including the two piano team Dennis Russell Davies and Maki Namekawa. In 2008 he co founded Emerging Arts Professionals/San Francisco Bay Area a network dedicated to the development and growth of next generation arts and culture workers he was Chair of Business Development in 2010 11 and became Director in 2011. Adam also holds a master s degree from Stanford University (English). He has lectured on experimental music and received international publication of his scholarly and creative work and serves on advisory boards panels and committees at the local and national level.
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