Michael assumed the role of Director of Music at UUCC in 2019, after first serving as pianist (1990 – 2007), then Associate Director of Music (2008-2018). A native of Danville VA, Michael received his training at the Oberlin College-Conservatory and the Peabody Institute of Music. where he earned the BM, MM, DMA and an Artist’s Diploma in Musical Studies.
A prize winner in several notable competitions, Dr. Adcock has cultivated a versatile career as piano soloist, collaborative pianist-coach and lecturer. He is also a proficient organist and choral conductor. A former Artist-in-Residence at the Aspen Institute (Wye Campus), Dr. Adcock has been a member of several summer music festivals, and currently maintains an association with the Sarasota, FL Music Festival as Associate Faculty. He is also a piano faculty member of the Washington Conservatory of Music.
Michael currently resides in Silver Spring, and loves to cook, bike and hike when he’s not leading and directing the musical life of the UUCC congregation.