Adam King began his formal music training at the early age of five. He quickly excelled and began serving his hometown church as pianist & organist at age six. At age fourteen, he began his first part-time job as organist at a local church and began coordinating and leading worship for the Wednesday night youth service.
After graduating high school, Adam enrolled in the music department at the University of Mobile in Mobile, AL, studying both piano and organ (with a minor in theatre).
While at the university, he accompanied the university’s touring chorale throughout the United States, Canada, Germany, Austria, & Switzerland. He was the guest musician for the university’s commencement services on both the Mobile campus (organist) and the Nicaragua campus (pianist). In addition, he served as a staff accompanist for the voice instructors. In later years, he returned as an adjunct faculty professor, teaching applied piano & organ, class piano, and music theory. He also served as music director and principal accompanist for the university’s former Upper Room Dinner Theatre, performing such shows as: The Diary of Adam & Eve; Godspell; Nunsense II; Cotton Patch Gospel; Pumpboys & Dinettes; Big River; 10th Anniversary Musical Review; An Evening of Gershwin; My Fair Lady; Thoroughly Modern Millie; Fiddler on the Roof; Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
He is also very involved in regional theatre, serving as both accompanist and musical director for the following shows: Meet Me in St. Louis; The Unsinkable Molly Brown; West Side Story; Urinetown; Company; and Promises, Promises. As a contracted staff member at Samford University, he served as musical director/accompanist for theatre’s production of Pretty Funny. Most recently he was hired as a rehearsal accompanist for the Red Mountain Theatre production of Newsies.
He received a Master of Music from Samford University and is a member of the Local 802 - Associated Musicians of Greater
New York, Music Teachers’ National Association and the
American Guild of Organists.
He is the resident music director for EverBlue Arts and travels with New York City based performing groups Shades of Bublé, NYC3, and Bachelors of Broadway, serving as the Production Manager, Conductor, and Pianist.
He currently resides in New York City, but also maintains a home in Birmingham, AL.