Adrian is the Section Leader Percussionist with the world renowned City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and works regularly with the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, the Graham Fitkin Band, the Colin Currie Group and the John Wilson Orchestra.
Recent performances include Steve Reich’s Music for 18 Musicians at the Glastonbury Festival with London Sinfonietta, the BBC Proms with the World Orchestra for Peace and Stewart Copeland’s Percussion Quartet Concerto, Poltroons in Paradise in China with the RLPO.
As a soloist, Adrian has performed with the Royal Liverpool, BBC Philharmonic, Royal Philharmonic and Irish Chamber orchestras. His concerto performances include Macmillan’s Veni, Veni, Emmanuel, Keiko Abe’s Prism Rhapsody II, Joseph Schwantner’s Percussion Concerto, and the world premiere of Dinuk Wijeratne’s Percussion Concerto.
After 4 years being Professor of Percussion at the Guildhall School of Music and a regular tutor of the National Youth Orchestra Percussion Section, Adrian is delighted to be appointed Head of Percussion at Birmingham Conservatoire.