through teaching  courses in performance, church music, and organbuilding.  As a technician at the AOI shop, I have spent the majority of my time in the voicing room working on the voicing, regulation, and tonal finishing of flues and reeds.  Further technical experience includes tuning, releathering reservoirs, and basic woodworking.

Doctor of Musical Arts

University of Oklahoma

American Organ Institute

Graduate College Fellow and 

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Master of Music

Yale University

Institute of Sacred Music

Richard Paul DeLong Prize

Julia Sherman Prize

Bachelor of Musicmagna cum laude

Furman University

Mattie Hipp Cunningham Scholar

Recent Performances

Longwood Gardens

International Organ Competition

Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

Basilica Concert Series

Basilica of St. John the Baptist

Canton, Ohio

East Texas Organ Festival

First Presbyterian Church

Kilgore, Texas

Internationaler Orgelsommer
Mainzer Dom (Mainz Cathedral)

Hanauer Orgelsommer

Wallonisch-Niederländischen Kirche

Hanau, Germany



Longwood Gardens

International Organ Competition
Firmin Swinnen Second Prize, 2013

Semifinalist, 2016

Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival

National Competition

First Prize, 2009

First Church of Christ - Wethersfield, CT

Adam M. Pajan

I'm proud to be a faculty member at the University of Oklahoma's

American Organ Institute


Since the fall of 2014, I have been honored to be a part of the faculty of the American Organ Institute at the University of Oklahoma.  In conjunction with my colleagues, I help support our mission of "honoring the past; embracing the present; fostering the future"

Competition Honors

As an active performer, I have traveled through the United States and Germany to present programs from Washington to Florida and Arizona to Connecticut.  Abroad, solo performances have taken me to Mainz, Wiesbaden, Hanau, Magdeburg, Fulda, and Altenberg.  As an active collaborator, I have accompanied choral concerts in Italy, Switzerland, Austria, and Hungary.


Ruth and Clarence Mader

National Organ-Playing Competition
First Prize, 2013

Claremont United Church of Christ - Claremont, CA

Professional Posts

Arthur Poister Scholarship Competition

in Organ Playing
First Prize, 2011

St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral - Syracuse, New NY