Adam C. Riccinto is the founding music director of the Ypsilanti Symphony Orchestra and is an active conductor and performer throughout southeastern Michigan. Mr. Riccinto is also the founding music director of The Len
Riccinto Singers and has been recently appointed as Director of Choirs and Arts Advisor to the Ypsilanti Community Schools.
Prior to his appointment with the YSO, Riccinto served as music director of the Tecumseh Pops Orchestra from 1996-1999. As a church musician, he has held posts as Director of Music at Rosedale Gardens Presbyterian Church in Livonia, Michigan and the First United Methodist Church in Howell, Michigan. He has served as Interim Director of Music at Orchard United Methodist Church in Farmington Hills, Michigan and interim worship leader at First Baptist Church, Ypsilanti, MI. Musical theater credits include vocal direction for the Ann Arbor Civic Theater, and musical direction for the Chelsea Area Players.
As a guest conductor, Mr. Riccinto has appeared with the Royal Oak Symphony Orchestra; Chelsea Symphony of Manhattan; the Adrian Symphony Orchestra; the Warren Symphony Orchestra; Measure for Measure, A Men's Choral Society; and Eastern Michigan University's Collegium Musicum and Chamber Choir. Mr. Riccinto is also a professional music educator and taught beginning and middle school strings at Fortis Academy in Ypsilanti, Michigan from 2004 to 2008.
As a performer, Mr. Riccinto appears professionally throughout Metro Detroit as cocktail pianist and vocalist. Adam and his family reside in Ypsilanti, Michigan.