Darrett Adkins

College Division

College Division: 

  • Cello, Chamber Music

Pre-College Division

Pre-College Division: 

  • Cello

Contact Information

Contact Information

Born in Huron, SD

Solo orchestral appearances with Orchestra of St. Luke's, Tokyo Philharmonic, New Hampshire Symphony, North Carolina Symphony, Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra (American premiere of Donatoni concerto), Monadnock Festival Orchestra. Recitals in Tokyo, Yokohama, Oslo, and throughout U.S. Cellist of Flux (string quartet specializing in cutting-edge music) and Zephyr Trio (flute, piano, cello). Winner: Bunkamura Orchard Hall Award, Presser Music Award. Recordings of chamber music on Koch, CRI, Mode, Tzadic, RCA, MMC. Visiting cello faculty, Baylor U., 2001. Former faculty, Encore School for Strings.

Degrees and Studies

BM, Oberlin College; MM, Rice U.; DMA, Juilliard. Studies with Joel Krosnick, Norman Fischer, and Cordelia Wikarski-Miedel.

The Juilliard School

Faculty since 2003; assistant faculty, 1999-2003; Pre-College since 2002.