Adam Podd is a Vermont-bred, Brooklyn-based music director, pianist, organist, bassist, composer and arranger. He has worked with some of the top artists and organizations in his field including The National Symphony Orchestra, The Boston Pops, New York Pops, Houston Symphony, Idina Menzel, Megan Hilty, Darlene Love, James Monroe Iglehart, Frankie Moreno, Stephen Kellogg, Milton Delugg, Macy’s Entertainment and The Young People’s Chorus of New York City in such venues as Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, Symphony Space, New World Stages, and others.
As a pianist, Adam specializes in blues, jazz, and gospel. He plays regularly around NYC with his twin brother Matt, and their jazz and blues band Mimi and the Podd Brothers (mimijazz.com)). He also plays keys, bass and music directs for singer/songwriter Dan Mills. Adam is currently Music Director and choral conductor at First Unitarian Church in Brooklyn, NY. He studied classical and jazz piano, organ, orchestration, conducting, and music production at The Hartt School of Music in West Hartford, CT where he received his Bachelors of Music.
Recent theatre credits include:
- “Midnight at the Never Get” (Regional 2017 / NYMF 2016)
- “Touché” (dir. Richard LaGravenese)
- “POPE! An Epic Musical” (NYMF 2015 dir. Peter Flynn)
- “Fiction in Photographs” (at New World Stages and The York Theatre Co.)
- “Swing Wings” (at Amy Dee Music and The York Theatre Co.
- “The Spidey Project” (at The PIT)
- “Nightfall on Miranga Island” (at the NYC Fringe Festival & NYC Fringe Encore Series.)