About

Adam Hug is a classical guitarist based in New York City. 

Adam is a current member of The Greenpoint Guitar Duo and has performed with numerous ensembles such as Mannes American Composers Ensemble, New York Guitar Orchestra and with vocalists in a wide variety of genres. 

Recent performances include soloist and ensemble appearances at Carnegie Hall, the New York Guitar Seminar, State University of New York at Oneonta, Long Island University, New York Theater Barn and the Rubenstein Art Museum.

A dedicated teacher, Adam has worked as a private instructor for over ten years across Long Island and New York City, as well as an ensemble coach at the New York Guitar Seminar at Mannes. Outside of teaching, Adam has served as Ensemble Manager at the New York Guitar Seminar for the last 8 years mentoring ensembles and producing innovative concerts and educational programs within the halls of Arnhold Hall at the Mannes School of Music. His guitar lessons specialize in classical, jazz and rock to a broad age range of students with adaptability and lesson personalization as the cornerstone of his teaching style. His lessons help students grow and develop into well-rounded, total musicians with the incorporation of music theory and ear training. This flexible teaching style, emphasizing comprehensive repertoire, prepares students for recitals, auditions, and the ability to collaborate with other musicians.

Adam holds a Master of Music degree in classical guitar performance from the Mannes School of Music at The New School in New York City, where he was a scholarship student in the studio of Michael Newman. Adam holds a Bachelor of Music in guitar performance from Hunter College, graduating Sigma Cum Laude with an academic scholarship, also receiving the Joseph Turnau Graduation Award. Adam has also studied jazz guitar and composition with Craig Boyd and Michael Belajonas, and he has performed in master classes conducted by Leo Brouwer, Jorge Cabellero, Oren Fader, Rene Izquierdo, João Luiz, Gohar Vardanyan, and Fabio Zanon.