Dr. Adam Kossler began his musical studies with his father William Kossler and continued his musical training through college with Dr. Elliot Frank receiving his BM degree at East Carolina University.
He then earned a MM degree at Appalachian State University as a teaching assistant to Dr. Douglas James. Most recently, he completed a DMA degree at Florida State University where he served as a teaching assistant to Bruce Holzman.
As a performer, Adam Kossler has been a top prizewinner in a number of international guitar competitions including the Boston Guitarfest, Columbus Guitar Symposium, East Carolina Guitar Competition, MANC guitar competition, Texas International Guitar Competition, Music Teacher National Association Competition, and the Appalachian Guitarfest Competition.
Dr. Kossler performs regularly as a solo artist, as a member of the NOVA Guitar Quartet, and with the Kossler Guitar Trio alongside his father Bill and brother John.
He has been featured on many prestigious concert series including the John E. Marlow Guitar Series (Bethesda, MD), Isle Newell Concert Series (Appalachicola, FL), and the Seven Hills Guitar Series (Tallahassee, FL).
"an accomplished musician, showing considerable elegance and artistry…. effortless playing"
Online Arts Journal in North Carolina
"..world-class guitar playing.."
".. a lovely recording."
Tom Cole, WPFW 89.3 FM & NPR
"… the audience was certainly in tune with Adam's performance in a very palpable way...it was filled with anticipation and appreciation, excitement and rapt attention...like an intense and joyous voyage together on an exploration of the fine minds and hearts of the composers and the player...impossible without both components, working together."
Tim Healy, Director of the John E. Marlow Guitar Series (Bethesda, MD)
Adam is one of the finest players of his generation. His playing is characterized by a virtuoso technique, beautiful sound and a sincere musicality.