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About Adam Southall

Adam studied Music at Christ's College, Cambridge University.

The course covered a broad range of music, from medieval plainchant to blues, and a great range of approaches to thinking about and understanding music, from advanced analysis to the study of music and science.​

Before university, Adam had achieved Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) Grade 8 piano, trumpet and cello, performing as a soloist and with several chamber groups and orchestras.

He also performed regularly at weddings and corporate events as a pianist, organist and as a cellist in string quartets.

At Cambridge, he was a trumpeter for the prestigious Cambridge University Chamber Orchestra, as well as Cambridge University Musical Society. With the latter, Adam took part in a tour to Boston under the baton of Stephen Cleobury.

He has worked for J&A Beare, a world-renowned dealer of fine stringed instruments. Adam was often required to transport instruments worth several million pounds – instruments crafted by expert luthiers such as Stradivari, Amati, Guarneri del Gesù and Vuillaume.

He went on to co-found a website ( for buying strings and accessories online. This proved to be a huge success and is still fondly remembered by clients throughout the world.

Adam then decided he wanted to become an accountant and started studying the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Having self-tutored and passing the first six exams, he realised his destiny lay elsewhere.

Adam co-founded in late 2015. From day one, Adam has worked full-time on FixTheMusic, having a hand in several aspects of the startup, including design, copywriting and accounting.

He can often be found crafting the profiles for our outstanding musicians and is the point of contact for musicians wanting to update their profile.

With over 1,000 bands and musicians on the site, this keeps him fairly busy! Adam is also a keen blogger.

Adam lives in London with his wife Melina. Outside of work, he's a keen pianist, cyclist, amateur chef and chess player.

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Recent publications by Adam Southall

The Top 10 Best Ceilidh Bands in the UK With Prices
The 9 most popular first dance songs for weddings
The Cost of Hiring a Wedding Band in the UK
The 5 Best Wedding Singers in the UK With Prices

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