Adam Jackson was born in the UK to a Polish mother and a Welsh father. He began his piano studies under the tutelage of renowned pianist Ms. Benita Meshulam when, at the age of 7, his family moved from Dubai to the United States. In 2012, Adam became one of the youngest Hoff Barthelson Music School students ever to be placed in the Honors Program. He has participated in master classes with David Dubal, Ilana Vered, and Alan Weiss. Adam is currently a 9th Grade student at the Special Music School in New York, and continues to study with Ms Meshulam.
Adam made his orchestral debut at the age of 10 as winner of the Symphony of Westchester Concerto Competition playing Mozart’s Concerto No. 23, K. 488. Adam performed Beethoven’s Concerto No. 1 in New York City, as well as two performances with the Siletz Bay Festival Orchestra in Oregon. At the age of 11, Adam won the Under 16 category at the National Eisteddfod of Wales, and appeared live on British national television.
In the last year, Adam was awarded 1st prize in the Young Musician of the Year competition at the Llangollen International Music Eisteddfod, Wales, second prize in the Theodor Leschetizky International Concerto Competition in New York, and third prize in the Kaufman International Youth Piano Competition in New York. Following the Kaufman competition, Adam was featured on WQXR. He also was selected at the Gifted Young People’s Concerts of the Leschetizky Association to perform on the Awards Concert and participated on the Theodor Leschetizky Memorial Concert, and he performed five solo recitals across the Tri-State area as part of the Drozdoff Society’s “Impromptu!” prodigy series, as well as a solo recital in the Young Artists’ Showcase at the Fishguard International Music Festival, UK.
This season will see Adam playing in the Weill Room at Carnegie Hall, performing with the Orkiestra Kameralna Polskiego Radia Amadeus in Poznan, Poland and performing a solo recital at the Bronx Piano Sundays series in New York.