Paul Spencer Adkins



Paul is a principal of Creative Leaps International and its parent company, Associated Solo Artists, Inc. A graduate of West Virginia University, the University of the Arts and the Academy of Vocal Arts, Adkins, a winner of the First Luciano Pavarotti International Voice Competition, is today a leading tenor with opera companies and orchestras throughout the USA and abroad. He produced and starred in the PBS television special The Musical Legacy of Roland Hayes and has served as artist in residence at a dozen universities coast to coast. Paralleling his work on stage and in the classroom, Adkins has worked to open a creative dialogue on cultural diversity in the workplace and centers of learning. His seminar Of Color & Courage is a positively premised forum for candid, profound and progressive dialogue on this most important subject. Visit for more about Paul Spencer Adkins.