Liz Holmes Adam Berry
Adam began playing guitar at the age of six and wrote his first song shortly after. He began playing piano at 14 and spent his teenage years playing in jazz and rock bands and writing music. Adam attended Harbor College for several years and studied piano, voice, harmony, aural skills, recording arts, jazz arranging and applied music. In 1992 he attended USC where he majored in composition. After graduating from the U.S.C. film scoring program in 1995. Adam went on to score several features for Roger Corman and Andrew Stevens, and then in 1997 was hired as the composer for "South Park." In addition to writing the score for "South Park," the song "Naked Mole Rap," which was a collaboration between Adam and the show's creators Mark McCorkle and Bob Schooley and was released on Walt Disney Record's "Kim Possible Soundtrack," was in the top 10 on Radio Disney and earned Adam two "World of Rap Awards." In 2005 Adam was nominated for a daytime Emmy for Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction and Composition for his work on "Kim Possible."
In 2007 Adam began writing music for Comedy Central's, "The Sarah Silverman Program". He has continued this song-writing trend with the Nickelodeon / DreamWorks series, "The Penguins of Madagascar". He received a second daytime Emmy nomination in 2010 and a third in June 2011. The third nomination was the charm and Adam won the 2011 daytime Emmy award for outstanding achievement in musical direction and composition for his work on "The Penguins of Madagascar."