A graduate of the School of Contemporary Music in Boston, Steve Adams has performed on over 40 recordings, including four with Boston's Your Neighborhood Saxophone Quartet and three as a leader for the Nine Winds label. Adams joined Rova in 1988. He has written the music for seven productions of the annual California Shakespeare Festival and contributed compositions to the repertoires of the Empire Brass Quintet and the violin/marimba duo Marimolin. In 1993, Adams received a Reader's Digest/Meet the Composer commissioning grant. ~ Joslyn Layne, Rovi