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Office: J. Scheidegger Center, rm.2150 
Lindenwood University
2300 West Clay St.
Saint Charles, MO 63301
Phone: 636.949.4153

Adam Donohue

Instructor - Saxophone, Composition, Music Business/Production,
Jazz, Recording Engineer
  • B.A. Music, Music Business
  • Jazz Ensembles
  • Composition/Music Production

Professor Donohue received his Bachelor of Music from Berklee College of Music in Boston in 1999. He then began an eight-year tenure as a Musical Director in the cruise line industry. In 2007 he earned a Master of Arts in Music from Washington State University with an emphasis in Jazz Composition and Saxophone.

A variety of teaching positions have been held by Prof. Donohue including, Full Sail University in Orlando Florida, where he taught composition, music theory and recording, Elon University in Elon North Carolina and taught music technology, arranging and music business. He has taught saxophone and clarinet for two decades.

While living in North Carolina Prof. Donohue founded a music production company and toured regionally with a jazz/funk ensemble called Hot Politics who released their first studio album in 2008. He worked as a Sound Designer for Notion Music Inc. which developed software for music notation. As Chief Audio Engineer for the American Dance Festival in the summer of 2010 he oversaw and trained assistant engineers while working with some of the top performers and choreographers in contemporary dance.

He has published several original compositions for jazz orchestra and composes music for dance. Notable performances include playing with Jeff Coffin from the Dave Matthews Band, jazz vocalist Kevin Mahogany, actress/comedienne/guitarist Charo, and John Handy saxophonist with Charles Mingus.

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