Adam Borden is an East Bay native currently hailing from San Lorenzo, CA. He is the Brass instructor at Wind and Brass in Berkeley has been playing trumpet and piano since the 4th grade. While in elementary and middle school, Adam led the ACSI California honor bands on trumpet in both 2002 and 2003, and later on spent time with both the Diablo Wind Symphony and the Concord Blue Devils. In addition to the world class direction and coaching he received from those groups, Adam sought out some of the Bay Area's best trumpet teachers like Mike Ross and Mic Gillette.
His professional career began around 2007 with encouragement and under the direction of Steve Sage, a local legend who helped raise many Bay Area Musicians. Despite having a number of students and a busy gig schedule, Adam graduated from UC Berkeley in 2015 with a major in Rhetoric and a minor in Music. He currently plays everything from traditional jazz to top 40s dance music to modern fusion and can be seen just about every weekend gracing a stage somewhere on the West Coast.
Adam teaches trumpet, trombone, baritone/euphonium and piano.