Dan Adams (b. 6 April 1964, Mansfield, Ohio) is an American composer and educator.
Mr. Adams received a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Ohio State University and a Master of Music degree in band conducting from Northwestern University, where he studied with John Paynter.
Mr. Adams is retired from the Wooster City Schools in Wooster, Ohio, where he served as Band and Orchestra director and Instrumental Music Coordinator for nearly three decades. Prior to Wooster he taught at Mount Anthony Union High School in Bennington, Vermont. He also is active as an adjudicator, brass musician, and conductor. He is a member of the Ohio Music Education Association, the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers, the College Band Directors National Association, and the American Federation of Musicians Local 159.
Works for Winds
- Choo Choo Cha Cha (2004)
- Divertimento for Tuba and Band (2015)
- March 159 (CLIX) (2015)
- Razzberry Waltz (2009)
- Revenge of the Dust Bunnies (2006)