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Andrew Adelson

Instructor, Oboe

Andrew Adelson has held the position of solo English horn/oboe in the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra since 2000. He has also appeared with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, New York

Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, American Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Mexico City Philharmonic.

As a chamber musician, Adelson has performed with the Aspen Wind Quintet and Bargemusic. He has spent summers playing in Tanglewood, Interlochen, OK Mozart, and Waterloo music festivals. He has also served as a chamber music coach and performer at Rencontres Musicales Internationales at Sainte-Foy-la-Grande, France.

Adelson earned his bachelor’s and master's degrees at the Juilliard School, where he studied with John Ferrillo and Elaine Douvas. His connection with Juilliard has continued through teaching master classes in Interpersonal and Ensemble Skills for the Orchestral Player, as well as master classes in instrument repair. He serves on the faculties of the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University and Montclair State University.