Polish-American pianist Adam Golka was selected by Sir András Schiff to perform recitals at the Klavier-Festival Ruhr in Germany, Tonhalle Zürich, as well as in Berlin and New York. Adam has been regularly on the concert stage since the age of sixteen, when he won first prize at the 2nd China Shanghai International Piano Competition. He has also received the Gilmore Young Artist Award and the Max I. Allen Classical Fellowship Award from the American Pianists Association.
Adam Golka has appeared as a soloist with dozens of orchestras, including the San Francisco, Dallas, Houston, Seattle, San Diego, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, and New Jersey Symphonies. As a recitalist, he has performed at excellent venues such as Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall in New York, Concertgebouw’s Kleine Zaal, and Musashino Civic Cultural Hall in Tokyo, and at festivals such as Mostly Mozart, the Gilmore Keyboard Festival, the Ravinia Festival, the Newport Music Festival and the Duszniki Chopin festival. Adam studied with the late Brazilian pianist José Feghali as well as with Leon Fleisher, and has worked privately in recent years with Alfred Brendel, András Schiff, Murray Perahia, Richard Goode, and Ferenc Rados.
Adam Golka acts as Artist-in-Residence at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts.