Adam Gerber

Lecturer in Musical Theatre

Faculty:Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

School:Cambridge School of Creative Industries

Location: Cambridge

Areas of Expertise: Musical Theatre , Performing arts and dance

Adam is a multiple award nominated conductor, composer, musical director, and sound designer in London working on projects in a variety of musical genres.

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Email: adam.gerbertson@aru.ac.uk

Background

Originally from Scotland, Adam trained at The University of Aberdeen specialising in conducting and composing. After moving to London in 2015 Adam has been involved in a breadth of theatrical output including musicals, plays, and immersive experiences creating work in some of the most exciting venues across the UK.

Adam was The Andrew Lloyd Webber Associate Musical Director to The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama BA Acting Musical Theatre Course and since has been sought after as an educator. Organisations that Adam has worked with include: The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama as a visiting lecturer and course leader; The Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts as a Musicianship Tutor; The University of Aberdeen as the Principle Conductor of their Concert and Wind Bands; Scottish Opera as an Assistant Conductor to their Connect Education Company; The University of Glasgow as an Assistant Conductor; Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts as a Composer; The Arts Educational Schools as a Musical Director for their MA Acting course; and BYMT as a musical director, composer, and as their Musical Supervisor since 2017.

Research interests

  • Acting Through Song
  • Interpretation and its justification

Qualifications

  • BMus (1st Class Hons), The University of Aberdeen