A winner of the Berlin Prize for Young Artists in 2023, Adam Woodward enjoys curating solo programs in addition to performing chamber and ensemble music. He helped found and performs regularly with the Fabrik Quartet, which took first prizes at the Festmus re_cre@ Contemporary Music Competition, the International Rubinstein Chamber Competition, and the Chamber Music Competition from the Polytechischer Gesellschaft. With the Fabrik Quartet, he has performed at the Darmstädter Ferienkurse and the Ensems Festival and was recently selected for the InSzene Program through Podium Gegenwart. Woodward has performed with Ensemble Modern, SWR Ensemble Experimental, and the Lucerne Festival Contemporary Orchestra.
Significant festival experiences for Woodward include the Lucerne Festival Academy, Ensemble Evolution, and Madeline Island Chamber Music, through which he was an Artist Resident in Minneapolis, Minnesota with a MICM fellowship quartet.
A graduate of the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University and Brigham Young University, Adam Woodward studied violin with Paul Kantor, Monte Belknap, and Erin Keefe before specializing in contemporary music at the International Ensemble Modern Academy in Frankfurt, Germany. As an academist in IEMA, he performed numerous premieres at festivals such as the Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik, ManiFeste Festival Paris, and Gaudeamus Festival. With the Fabrik Quartet, he has studied string quartets with Lucas Fels of the Arditti Quartet and Tim Vogler of the Vogler Quartett at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Frankfurt.
From October 2023, Adam Woodward will perform with Ensemble Recherche.