Adam Lenz is a composer, artist, and teacher currently based in Windsor, Connecticut. His work spans music composition, multimedia art, installation, and performance and has been presented in Russia, Germany, Romania, Iceland, Mexico, Japan, the UK, The Netherlands, Slovenia, Israel, the United States, and online.

 

Since 2013, Adam has worked alongside director Robert Wilson in collaboration on works for radio, theater, and special events at The Watermill Center - Wilson’s “laboratory for performance” on Long Island in New York. In 2013, Adam worked with London-based composer and rock musician Dom Bouffard on Wilson's first radio drama Monsters of Grace II. The work premiered at the Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie (ZKM) in Karlsruhe, Germany and featured recordings and performances by Isabella Rossellini, Isabelle Huppert, Lady GaGa, and members of the Berliner Ensemble. In 2014, Adam teamed with Wilson on a production of Eugene Ionesco's Rhinoceros. The production was created for the Teatrul Naţional "Marin Sorescu" in Craiova, Romania and has been performed at the Festivalul Naţional de Teatru in Romania, the Cankar Center in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and the Platonov Arts Festival in Voronezh, Russia. 

 

Adam holds a BM in Composition and a MA in Music Research from Western Michigan University and an AD in Music Composition from The Hartt School at the University of Hartford. Currently, Adam teaches electronic music composition, sound art, and sound design at the University of Hartford.

 
 

Adam’s work has been featured in concerts, installations, and performance works in partnerships with: 

avant-garde designer and director Robert Wilson (USA), 
director and designer Gintare Minelgaite (Lithuania), 
director Baboo Liao (Taiwan), 
performer Walter Hanna (Australia), 
performer Kayije Kagame (Rwanda/Switzerland), 
director Dimitris Papaioannou (Greece), 
composer Ken Steen (USA), 
video artist Gene Gort (USA), 
bassist Robert Black (USA), 
lighting designer John Torres (USA), 
lighting designer Rui Monteiro (Portugal), 
costume designer Jaques Reynaud (Italy),
dancer Illenk Andilolo (Indonesia), 
performer Abdi Karya (Indonesia), 
violinist Geirþrúður Ása Guðjónsdóttir (Iceland), 
violinist Abderrahman Anzaldua (Mexico/USA), 
percussionist Peter Breithaupt (USA), 
composer Valeria Jonard (Mexico), 
composer/percussionist Andrew Maxbauer (USA), 
pianist Ahmed Anzaldua (Mexico/USA), 
set designer Yao Zhang (China), 
fine art body painter Trina Merry (USA), 
conceptual artist Manu Washaus (Germany), 
performer Anna Graenzer (Germany), 
and poet and performer Christopher Knowles (USA).

These partnerships have been presented at:

The Watermill Center (New York), 
International Streaming Festival for Audio Visual Art 
(The Hague/online), 
Park Trades Center (Michigan), 
Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology (Connecticut), 
Mengi Gallery (Iceland), 
Dalton Center Recital Hall (Michigan), 
West Virginia Mountaineer Short Film Festival (West Virginia), 
Roodkapje Radicals #1 Festival (The Netherlands), 
Conservatorio de Música de Chihuahua (Mexico), 
Electronic Music Midwest Festival (Kansas), 
Toride Railway Station (Japan), 
Joseloff Gallery (Connecticut), 
Silpe Gallery (Connecticut),
Handel Performing Arts Center (Connecticut), 
Hartford Art School (Connecticut), 
Cankar Centre (Slovenia),
ARD Hörspieltage (Germany), 
Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie (Germany), 
Badisches Staatstheater (Germany),
Teatrul Naţional Craiova "Marin Sorescu" (Romania), 
Festivalul Naţional de Teatru (Romania),
Platonov Arts Festival (Russia),
Voronezh Concert Hall (Russia),

Print Screen Festival [Israel],

Holon Mediatheque [Israel],

Petach Tikva Museum of Art [Israel],

Boston University Art Galleries (Massachusetts),

Ecos Urbanos Festival de Música Electroacústica (Mexico)