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Adam Borecki

Music Technology
College of Performing Arts; Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music
Office Location: Oliphant Hall B01
Chapman University, Bachelor of Music


Adam Borecki is a composer, guitarist, and audio engineer based in Southern California.

As a composer, Adam specializes in music with unique compositional techniques to create an engaging concert experience. His music ranges from string quartets to electro-swing EDM, and he has created multi-media works with acoustic instruments, electronics, and LED lights. Adam studied composition at USC with Stephen Hartke, Donald Crockett, & Sean Friar and at Chapman University with Vera Ivanova, Sean Heim, & Jeffery Holmes. His music has been performed at the Hear Now Festival, across southern California, across the United States, in Italy (at the Cortona Sessions) and in Paris (European American Musical Alliance).

As a guitarist, Adam has been awarded fellowships to perform outreach concerts at schools and senior homes across Los Angeles. He also plays for weddings & receptions in Orange County and has performed for figures such as Elie Wiesel (Nobel Laureate) and George Argyros (U.S. Ambassador to Spain).

As an audio engineer, Adam has produced recordings for clients including: Aspen Music Festival, Martin Chalifour (LA Philharmonic concertmaster), USC Thornton Symphony Orchestra, Colburn School of Music, Chapman University, Orange County School of the Arts, USC School of Cinematic Arts, The Moth podcast, and the American Composers Forum. He regularly records new music series including People Inside Electronics, Tuesdays at MonkSpace, and PianoSpheres.

Awards include the Composition Department Award (University of Southern California), Gluck Foundation Fellowship, Conservatory of Music Award & Summa Cum Laude (Chapman University), Second Place in the Boston GuitarFest Composition Competition, and a commission for the Third Angle New Music Ensemble in Portland, Oregon.

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications

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