The Maestro, the absolute fearless Adam Simpson has made a massive impression throughout Melbourne, internationally and he is probably the most influential musician around. He is an artist who is at a whole other level while affecting people in swaying their work.
Beginning in learning playing the piano at nine and a half years old, Adam was taught by Leona Sterling and he further pursued in studying music at Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music, Monash University under the guidance of Len Vorster.
Adam's performances to name a few include the musical Into the Woods, the popular song The Prayer live on radio, Sir Zelman Cowen Strings Twilight Concert, police Remembrance Day, improvisation live from an audience’s choice of key and even improvising to Beethoven’s and Mozart's music live! Adam has also been awarded 2nd prize of the Australian National Piano Award Goulburn Valley junior regional event, a 2nd round finalist of the World Competition and has also performed and done collaborations with pop star Mel Jade. Adam has also performed and released videos game music from Final Fantasy 7 by Nobuo Uematsu as Adam is a huge video games lover!
Adam obtained a Bachelor of Music and a Masters of Music from Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music, Monash University, studying classical piano and harmony. However, Adam is an artist in our time and also a visionary, meaning he is also a very advanced one. Besides seeing Adam jamming away on the piano, he is also a very passionate self-taught composer with releases comprising in a variety of genres such as heavy rock and orchestral music with….him….singing!
Adam has been a very frequent participant in dancing classes since 2012 and describes his dancing as humanly expressive as humanly possible from his classical music background. An absolute severe urge from his later high school years to take up dancing, Adam is actually now a starter guest Zumba Fitness Instructor with already exceptional fantastic feedback while his favourite style, rolling the tongue is rrrrrrrrrrrrrr Reggaeton!
A very efficient teacher with over 10 years of experience, his teaching skills have culminated in students successfully gaining entrance into music courses at university level, even music composition majors, his students have received outstanding results for their AMEB exams and he has even helped other instrumentalists with their music education! Adam has also had students who are only as young as 10 years old who understands all the areas in music and can now only focus on personal self-expression. Adam also has a YouTube channel which has over 2,000 subscribers, containing some of his performances, teachings which includes having over 20 Alfred's Series piano teaching recordings and his compositions.
Adam is currently researching on Perfect Pitch/Sound Recognition in conjunction with Music Composition/Musicality. Also, he is expanding on Bruce Lee’s The Art of Expressing the Human Body, not in terms of martial arts but in dancing since Adam is also a very passionate dancer!
Besides Adam's musical side, he has done countless acts for human beings such as organising his own charity fun run, supporting women in domestic human violence, given out free dancing and workout videos from COVID-19 lockdown, raising awareness for anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder from a push-ups challenge plus abundantly more. Adam also runs a Facebook page called Ignite Your Hidden Potential which has freed hundreds and hundreds of people from overcoming their own fears, making these people brave and promoting creativity.