Adam is the Director of Bands at Baldwin-Woodville High School where he conducts the Symphonic Band, Marching Band, Pep Band, Pit Ensemble, Winter Drumline, Winter Guard and numerous chamber groups. His ensembles consistently receive top ratings. The Marching Blackhawks have nished in the top three bands at state each year, including three state championships. The Winter Drumline will be competing at WGI World Championships in April. Prior to teaching at Baldwin-Woodville Mr. Bassak held a similar position at the Royall School District in Elroy, Wisconsin.
A native of Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, he earned his Bachelor’s Degree and a certificate in Fine Arts Administration from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. He also has continued his education at the University of Wisconsin – River Falls, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, and received his Masters in Educational Leadership through Silver Lake College in Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
Mr. Bassak is an active clinician for both band and show choir throughout Wisconsin and Minnesota. He is also the saxophone coach for the Wisconsin State Honors Jazz Project and the Class A Representative on the WSMA State Marching Band Committee. His professional af liations include the Wisconsin Music Educators Association, National Association for Music Education and the National Band Association.