William R. Adams
Location: Texas, USA
William R. Adams founded the Fort Bend Boys Choir in 1982 with only 45 initial members. The organization has now grown into five performing ensembles with 200 choristers. His many years of experience include working with a number of both adult and children's choirs, including The Singing Boys of Houston and The Phoenix Boys Choir. Having toured extensively both in the U.S. and abroad, he has been a guest conductor of the Vienna Boys Choir and the Vienna Chamber Orchestra. Mr. Adams received his Bachelor of Arts degree with a dual major in psychology and vocal performance from Northern Arizona University and a Master of Arts degree in psychology from Arizona State University. He is actively sought as a festival clinician, camp director and adjudicator for various children's choirs throughout Texas and the nation. Mr. Adams has also directed the sanctuary choirs and music ministries at several Houston-area churches, serving frequently as a soloist himself. His choral accomplishments include performances with the San Francisco Opera Company, Houston Grand Opera and the Nova Chamber Singers in Houston. Mr. Adams' professional affiliations include Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Choral Directors Association, American Choral Directors Association, Choristers Guild, The Royal School of Church Music and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia music fraternity. He is the past Southwestern Division Chair of the American Choral Directors Association Repertoire and Standards Committee for Boychoirs. Be sure and visit www.fbbctx.org the Fort Bend Boys Choir web site.