About Adam

Adam DeGraff is an American violinist, composer, producer, educator, and farmer. He spent the first part of his career as a first-chair, professional orchestral musician. Since then, Adam has been experimenting with rock violin, song writing, alternative music education, and traditional organic farming practices. Though he regularly hangs with chickens, pigs, sheep, and cows, Adam has only been bitten once: by a human violin student. 

A very serious, fancy, refined, and pedigreed (GAG!) violinist, Adam went to Northwestern University as an undergraduate where he studied with famed Portuguese violinist, Gerardo Ribeiro. He then continued with graduate work at Rice University where he studied with the world's most beloved concertmaster, Raphael Fliegel. Today, millions of YouTube views, powered by millions of people lazing around on their computers, has catapulted Adam and his projects into the realm of Fortune-500 corporate entertainment, NFL halftime shows, concerts for U.S. Presidents, senators, and governors, and live shows at some of the coolest concert venues on the planet.

Currently, Adam is touring his solo project, "Rock Violin Neat" worldwide. He also presents educational workshops, owns and operates The Lee Street Listening Room, provides premium corporate entertainment through his company Heavyweight Music, LLCteaches in person and via Skype, and lives and farms with his family in what is officially "America's Coolest Small Town," Lewisburg, WV.