Soloist and recording artist Adam Unsworth is Associate Professor of Horn at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. As a performer he is dedicated to commissioning and performing works of living composers, with a goal of expanding repertoire and redefining the boundaries of the horn.

His new CD release, Snapshots, on Equilibrium Records, is a compilation of previously unrecorded music, much of which Adam commissioned since starting at Michigan in 2007. Currently he is anticipating the release of Balance, a jazz recording for horn, jazz quintet, and chamber orchestra, which features arrangements of his original compositions.

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Orchestrated jazz compositions by Adam Unsworth and Byron Olson.




Original modern works written for and commissioned by Adam Unsworth for horn, accompanied by Catherine Likhuta on piano.




Oct. 17 - Electronic Music Midwest, Lewis University. Performance of Nisi by Kevin Ernste

Nov. 14 - Gil Evans Project Big Band - Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall, NYC

Jan. 24 - Gil Evans Project Big Band - Krannert Center, Champaign, IL

Feb. 17 - Gil Evans Project Big Band, CD Release, NYC

Mar. 6-8 - Southeast Horn Workshop - Louisiana State University

Mar. 25-26 - Guest Artist - Witchita State University

Mar. 28 - Gil Evans Project Big Band - Koener Hall, Royal Conservatory, Toronto Canada

Mar. 29 - Gil Evans Project Big Band - Harmon Fine Arts Center, Drake University, Iowa

Apr. 12 - Violin, Horn, Piano Trio Concert - Scranton Cultural Center. Richard Amoroso, violin, Sheri Melcher, piano

Apr. 20-22 - Guest Artist - Northern Arizona University

May 14-17 Gil Evans Project Band - Live at the Jazz Standard, NYC