Erin Adams has performed as a violinist throughout California with the Stockton Symphony, Pro Arte Symphony Orchestra, Townsend Opera Players, and the Fresno Philharmonic. She has served as Concertmaster of the Tulare County Symphony and California Opera, and in principal positions with the St. John's Chamber Orchestra and Fresno Grand Opera. Ms. Adams performs regularly with the Rainbow Quartet and is a founding member of Arpeggio Strings. She has played on various stages including Carnegie Hall, the Palace of Fine Arts, Walt Disney Hall, and the Sydney Opera House.
Ms. Adams received both her Bachelor’s and Graduate degrees with the distinction of Magna Cum Laude from Fresno State University, studying violin performance under the mentorship of Dr. Limor Toren-Immerman. She has performed in master classes for some of the music worlds' preeminent performers and pedagogues, including Vadim Gluzman, Paul Kantor, Rachel Barton-Pine , Guillaume Sutré, Grigory Kalinovsky, and Leor Maltinski.
From 2011-2014 Ms. Adams was instrumental in developing and implementing the Fresno-based Accent on Access after school violin program based on the El Sistema method. She currently maintains a private studio of 25 violin and viola students. Many of her students hold principal chairs in their school orchestras as well as in the Youth Orchestras of Fresno and FOOSA, and have had the opportunity to perform in festivals, recitals, and master classes throughout the country.