Robert Adams (B.Mus. The Hartt School, M.Ed. University of Hartford, C.A.G.S. Boston University) is retired after 33 years as a public school music educator. Over the course of his career, Robert has directed bands, strings and choirs at elementary, middle school, and high school levels, as well as serving as musical director for numerous musical theater productions. Mr. Adams has also served as adjudicator certification chair for Connecticut Music Educators Association, and is a frequent adjudicator. He was a clarinet student of the late Kalmen Opperman, and has performed on clarinet for numerous wind ensembles, orchestras, and show bands in Hartford and New York City. Mr. Adams is a wind ensemble conductor and presenter on music education topics at conferences.