Title: Composer, Music Educator
Company: Texas Southern University
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
Dr. Daniel Adams, Music Educator and Composer at Texas Southern University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in music.
With nearly 35 years of professional experience, Dr. Adams has been a member of the music faculty at Texas Southern University since 1988. Prior to obtaining his current position, he was a member of the adjunct faculty of the University of Miami from 1986 to 1988 and at Miami-Dade Community College from 1985 to 1988. In addition to his primary roles, he was the author of “The Solo Snare Drum,” and he has written entries in the “Oxford Encyclopedia of African-American History: 1896 to the Present” and the “Grove Dictionary of American Music.”
Dr. Adams first pursued an education with Louisiana State University, where he obtained a Bachelor of Music in 1978. He continued his studies with the University of Miami, completing a Master of Music in 1981. He then joined the University of Illinois, earning a Doctor of Museum Arts in 1985. For his contributions to the field, he was the recipient of numerous Music Composition Award from the American Society of Composers and the Percussive Arts Society. He has been featured in numerous honors publications, including multiple editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, and Who’s Who in the South and Southwest.
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