Lowell Adams, Assistant Principal
Lowell Adams joined The Florida Orchestra in 1981. He received his bachelor’s and master’s of music in cello performance from Northern Illinois University. He has also received artist’s diplomas from the Hartt School of Music and the Aspen Music Festival. Adams has performed with the St. Louis Symphony, the Grand Rapids Symphony, where he was assistant principal from 1977 to 1979, the Esterhazy Quartet, and the Dorian String Quartet. His teaching experience includes being visiting professor of cello at the University of Missouri-Columbia and instructor of cello at the University of South Florida, the University of Tampa, Florida Southern College, the Tampa Bay Youth Orchestra, and the Suwannee Summer Music Center. He has been the principal cello at the Lake George Opera Festival since 1981.