Adam Gilberti

Museum Scientist
Ph.D. (2011) Music Composition, UCLA; M.A. (2006) Music Composition and Theory, UC Riverside; B.M. (2004) Music Composition, UC Santa Barbara
Room B413 Schoenberg Music Building

Adam Gilberti works for the departments of Music, Musicology, and Ethnomusicology. Adam controls and regulates the inventory and collections of musical instruments for the UCLA campus and does maintenance, repair and acquisition. Adam arranges check-out and access to musical instruments for students, faculty and ensembles.

Adam maintains a heavy schedule of composing for concert, film and musical theater, teaching private students in composition/orchestration/music theory, and playing recording sessions on a variety of instruments including percussion, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, harp, organ, harpsichord and Lakota flute. His research emphasizes orchestration, extended instrumentation and psychoacoustics of low-frequency instruments. He has performed with the Riverside Symphony and the Central Coast Philharmonia and has recorded for the film composers Shirley Walker and Don Davis.