Professor Adam Gorb PhD MA (Cantab) MMus Dip RAM ARAM FRNCM

Personal Details

Address: Invercraig, Langley Road, Langley, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK11 0DG
Tel: 01260 253256 (h) / 0161 907 5276 (w)
Mobile: 07796 250277
E-mail: or
D.O.B. 12th March 1958
Nationality: British


Publishers of his works include Edition Peters, Maecenas, Hafabra, Studio Music, G. & M. Brand and Brass Wind Publications. Details of works on web site


Head of School of Composition: Royal Northern College of Music

Teacher of Composition, orchestration, music history and theory: London College of Music and Media at Thames Valley University

Teacher of Composition, music history and theory: Royal Academy of Music Junior Department

Visiting teacher of Composition: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain

Freelance composition teacher

Musical Director/Teacher/Repetiteur/Vocal coach for many of the leading drama colleges in the UK, including Central School of Speech and Drama, Rose Bruford College and Guildford School of Acting

Musical Director/Pianist/Keyboards for musical theatre productions for various repertory and touring theatre companies, including the Duke’s Playhouse Theatre, Lancaster, Phoenix Arts, Leicester and the King’s Head Theatre, London.

MD West Side Story – European Tour – Broadway Musical Company, New York.

1984 – 1986
Keyboards in West End Shows

Rehearsal Pianist/Repetiteur for ballet and opera companies including Royal Opera, Royal Ballet and Sadlers Wells Ballet.


PhD in Composition, University of Birmingham awarded in 2013.

Composition at Royal Academy of Music. MMus awarded in 1992, DIP RAM awarded in 1993.

Music at Peterhouse, Cambridge. BA awarded in 1980, MA awarded in 1984.

LRAM in Composition, Royal Academy of Music awarded in 1979.

William Ellis School, London NW5 1969-1976.