Originally from Wichita, Kansas, Adam has been a violinist since age five and a violin maker since 2008. While studying music at the University of Tennessee he held his first apprenticeship with Kelvin Scott. In 2009, Adam transferred to the University of Kansas and earned a BA in music; violin performance. While in attending University of Kansas, Adam apprenticed under Amos Hargrave and completed his first instrument. In 2012, Adam began studies at the Violin Making School of America under Charles Woolf and Sanghoon Lee. Adam graduated from the VMSA in 2015. He began working under Jerry Pasewicz at Triangle Strings in Raleigh, NC in 2016. His focus is on the restoration of fine instruments and bows. Being of the next generation of violin makers and restorers, Adam uses modern research and techniques along with the traditional methods of the Old Masters.