Adam completed a Bachelor of Arts (History/Literature) and a Bachelor of Music (Clarinet) at Monash University, followed by a First Class Honours in Musicology. Continually interested in the interdisciplinary connections between music, literature, and history, his recent research considers the complex interactions between art and narratives of cultural memory. He has presented his research at the Musicological Society of Australia and the International Conference of Undergraduate Research. Outside his academic studies, Adam has worked with the Australian Youth Orchestra, and is a passionate clarinetist. In 2021 he will begin a Master of Music (Musicology) at the University of Melbourne.