16-year old Adam Savage is a native of Port St. Lucie, FL, and has performed recitals, chamber music, and has been a member of prestigious orchestras throughout the US. Adam has won numerous local and statewide competitions. Recently Adam was named a Winner/Finalist of the National YoungArts Foundation 2021 auditions, was selected to be principal violist in the 2020 and 2021 New World Symphony Side by Side orchestra under Michael Tilson Thomas, was placed in the top 3 in the New World Symphony Side by Side Concerto Competition, and was also awarded Honorable Mention for the New World Symphony “Viola Visions” Young Artist Residency. He has also performed in the Blue Candlelight Music Series in Dallas, Texas. Adam has performed in such venues as Carnegie Hall and the New World Center in Miami Beach as a member of the prestigious NYO2 Orchestra. He has also participated in festivals such as The Heifetz Institute, NYO2, Perlman Super Strings, Miami Music Festival, and has been accepted into to the National Youth Orchestra USA in New York.
Adam studies with Heifetz viola faculty Michael Klotz, violist of the Amernet String Quartet. Previous teachers include Benjamin Enyart and Peggy Essex-Klammer. He has also performed in masterclass and received additional instruction from violists such as Roberto Diaz, Cynthia Phelps, Toby Appel, Paul Neubauer, Lawrence Dutton, Mai Motobuchi, Jackie Robbins, Sandy Robbins, and Barbara Westphal. He has been privileged to perform in ensembles directed by such distinguished artists such as Michael Tilson Thomas and Itzhak Perlman. Adam has also played with orchestras such as the Florida Allstate middle/high school orchestras 2017-present, Honor Orchestra of America, and Academy Orchestra.
Adam currently lives in Port St. Lucie and recently received his Associate in Arts degree from Indian River State College. Adam is a part of the Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society, National Society of Leadership and Success, and is president of the Medical Laboratory Technology club. He also was nominated by the National YoungArts Foundation to be a candidate in the 2021 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. He has recently been accepted for undergraduate studies at The Juilliard School, in the studios of Toby Appel and Paul Neubauer.