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Video Production

Each of these videos reflects my ability to conceptualize and create video content. They cover a wide range including student media, corporate and academic promotional content, and both popular and classical music videography.

Adam Kossler plays Sonata a la Española by Joaquin Rodrigo on an Altamira Prize Classical Guitar
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Adam Kossler plays Sonata a la Española by Joaquin Rodrigo on an Altamira Prize Classical Guitar

Dr. Adam Kossler from Appalachian State University plays 'Sonata a la Española' by Joaquin Rodrigo on the custom made Altamira guitar for the Gold Prize competition winner. 0:00 I. Allegro Assai 3:09 II. Adagio 6:40 III. Tempo de bolero Production: Bobby Mason “Virtuoso technique, beautiful sound and a sincere musicality” are terms music critics are using to describe American guitarist Adam Kossler. In addition to performing regularly as a solo artist, Adam joins his father William and brother John in both duo and trio concerts. Adam Kossler is a top prizewinner in a number of national and international guitar competitions including the Boston Guitarfest, Columbus Guitar Symposium, East Carolina Guitar Competition, MANC Guitar Competition, Texas International Guitar Competition, Music Teacher National Association Competition, and the Appalachian Guitarfest Competition. Kossler’s international performance career has taken him throughout the US, Canada and Central America. He has been a featured artist with numerous concert series including the John E. Marlow Guitar Series (Bethesda, MD), Isle Newell Concert Series (Appalachicola, FL), and the Seven Hills Guitar Series (Tallahassee, FL) among many others. In 2015, his Marlow Guitar Series performance was aired in it’s entirety on Classical WETA’s weekly program, “Front Row Washington”. Recently he performed at Carnegie Hall, premiering new works by Chilean composer, Javier Farias. In addition to his performance career, Kossler is also in demand as a teacher and clinician. Recent engagements include The Denver Guitar Summit (Denver, CO), Festival Internacional Suzuki (Guatemala City, Guatemala), University of Alaska Guitar Festival (Anchorage, AK) Rantucci Guitar Festival (Buffalo, NY), and in 2015 Kossler was the featured Artist in Residence for Utah Classical Guitar (Salt Lake City, UT). In 2014, Kossler released his first solo recording, Guitar Recital. The album was received with enthusiasm by critics and audiences and was featured Tom Cole’s show, “The G String” on WPFW 89.3 FM in Washington D.C. In 2015 Kossler released his second solo record. Ekloge, an album of 20thcentury music, includes works by Joaquin Rodrigo, Manuel Maria Ponce and Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, as well as his own new transcriptions of music by Jean Sibelius. Adam Kossler began his musical studies with his father William Kossler. He went on to earn his BM degree at East Carolina University with Dr. Elliot Frank, his MM degree at Appalachian State University as a teaching assistant to Dr. Douglas James, and completed a DMA in Guitar Performance at Florida State University where he served as a teaching assistant to Bruce Holzman. Dr. Kossler currently directs the guitar program at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC.

Technical Direction

These videos are samples of my experience with Technical Directing. In each one, I am operating either a TriCaster or a Panasonic AV-UHS series video switcher and live-editing a show on the fly.

SE Sessions presents Brothers Pearl
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SE Sessions presents Brothers Pearl

SE Sessions is proud to present: Brothers Pearl, a southern rock band based in Winston-Salem North Carolina. Voted the Triads best local band in 2018, Brothers Pearl is a staple in the community. From their originals to covers, this high energy band is one you will not want to miss. SE Sessions is a pre-recorded concert series featuring local artists based in North Carolina. The series is produced by SE Systems, a family owned Sound Production, Installation, and Retail business with locations in Greensboro and Charlotte, North Carolina. SE Systems was started in 1973 in Asheboro, North Carolina by Founder and President Cliff Miller. With the current COVID-19 pandemic SE Systems wanted to find a way to give the community the ability to see their favorite local artist on stage again and help promote the amazing talent based here in North Carolina. Creating SE Sessions has been a fantastic experience and we hope you enjoy these wonderful artists as much as we did! SET LIST: "Next Time" "Run" "Mistakes" "Seeing Double" "Carolina Sunrise" All songs written by Robert Smith Robert Smith - Vocals and Guitar Wade Ingram - Backup Vocals and Guitar Dan Emmett - Fiddle Contact Brothers Pearl: https://www.facebook.com/BrothersPearl/ Set sponsored by Sennheiser Microphones. Mics used were Sennheiser MK8 on vocals, e935 backup vocals and e914 on Guitars and Fiddle. CREDITS: Bryan Smith - Producer Will Richardson - Producer Bobby Mason - Camera Technician Zac Emick - Camera Technician Josh Emick - Audio Technician Nehemiah Grubbs - Lighting Technician SE Systems showroom locations: 2605 Phoenix Drive • Greensboro, NC 1920 Freedom Drive • Charlotte, NC www.sesystems.com
SE Sessions presents Hindsight Bluegrass
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SE Sessions presents Hindsight Bluegrass

SE Sessions is proud to present: Hindsight Bluegrass, a bluegrass band based in Central North Carolina. Featuring Jim Boren, Stan Brown, and Julie Brown; Hindsight is known for their take on traditional bluegrass songs with a mix of originals. Hindsight is a true example of the musical tradition in North Carolina. SE Sessions is a pre-recorded concert series featuring local artists based in North Carolina. The series is produced by SE Systems, a family owned Sound Production, Installation, and Retail business with locations in Greensboro and Charlotte, North Carolina. SE Systems was started in 1973 in Asheboro, North Carolina by Founder and President Cliff Miller. With the current COVID-19 pandemic SE Systems wanted to find a way to give the community the ability to see their favorite local artist on stage again and help promote the amazing talent based here in North Carolina. Creating SE Sessions has been a fantastic experience and we hope you enjoy these wonderful artists as much as we did! SET LIST: "Seek Direction" "Wayfaring Stranger" "Let Me Be A Mirror" "Dancing With Annabelle" All songs written by Jim Boren, except Wayfaring Stranger, Public Domain Jim Boren - Vocals and Guitar Stan Brown - Backup Vocals and Banjo Julie Brown - Bass Contact Hindsight Bluegrass: www.hindsightbluegrass.com Set sponsored by Sennheiser Microphones. Mics used were Sennheiser MK8 on vocals, e935 backup vocals and e914 on Guitars and Banjo. CREDITS: Bryan Smith - Producer Will Richardson - Producer and Camera Technician Bobby Mason - Camera Technician Josh Emick - Audio Technician Nehemiah Grubbs - Lighting Technician SE Systems showroom locations: 2605 Phoenix Drive • Greensboro, NC 1920 Freedom Drive • Charlotte, NC www.sesystems.com
App All Night | Season 2 Episode 1
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Photography

Although videography is my specialization, I still love taking photos and feel that it helps me improve my shot composition skills as well. Because of that, I am the Hayes School of Music's photographer by default and often take photos for clients as well.