Ms. Adams is a classically trained pianist, educator, and performer from Raleigh, North Carolina. Ms. Adams began private piano study at the age of six under her grandmother, Vivian
Mooney. With credentials including Associate and Bachelor degrees in Music and a Master in Music Performance, Ms. Adams began her secondary education with a music scholarship at
Peace College (where she studied under Dr. Ray Kilburn) and graduate work at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (where she studied under Dr. Joseph DiPiazza) and the
Universitat Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria. After graduating from UNCG Ms. Adams continued her music studies under Dr. Milton Laufer from 2006-2010. She continues to study piano in the
area with various instructors.
A music educator, Adams began her personal instruction of students while an undergraduate at the Raleigh Community Music School, a small, local education
program dedicated to locating talent and fostering a love of music among all, regardless of socioeconomic background. Ms. Adams also maintains a small private home studio,
coordinates the Triangle Youth Piano Festival and Competition, and runs a studio in Cary, North Carolina, and adjudicates for competitions and festivals. Her students participate in state wide piano festivals and competitions which include Federation, Royalty Competition, Royal Conservatory, ECU Piano and Organ Competition, Triangle Youth Piano Festival and Competition, and Guild. Ms. Adams is also an active member of The National Guild of Music Teachers and National Federation of Music Clubs