Adam Gorb
Mar 12 , 1958 - Present

Born in 1958, Adam Gorb started composing at the age of ten. At fifteen he wrote a set of piano pieces - A Pianist’s Alphabet - of which a selection were performed on BBC Radio 3. In 1977 he went to Cambridge University to study music, where his teachers included Hugh Wood and Robin Holloway. After graduating in 1980 he divided his time between composition and working as a musician in the theatre. In 1987 Gorb began private studies with Paul Patterson. He continued to study with Patterson from 1991 at the Royal Academy of Music, where he gained a MMus degree and graduated with the highest honours, including the Principal’s Prize in 1993.

Complete Biography

Born in 1958, Adam Gorb started composing at the age of ten. At fifteen he wrote a set of piano pieces - A Pianist’s Alphabet - of which a selection were performed on BBC Radio 3. In 1977 he went to Cambridge University to study music, where his teachers included Hugh Wood and Robin Holloway. After graduating in 1980 he divided his time between composition and working as a musician in the theatre. In 1987 Gorb began private studies with Paul Patterson. He continued to study with Patterson from 1991 at the Royal Academy of Music, where he gained a MMus degree and graduated with the highest honours, including the Principal’s Prize in 1993.

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