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Originally from Miami, Florida, Adrian Morejon completed his studies at the Yale School of Music, receiving both a Master in Music and an Artist Diploma while studying with Frank Morelli. Prior to this, he was a student of bassoonist Bernard Garfield and harpsichordist Lionel Party at the Curtis Institute of Music, where he received his Bachelor of Music in Bassoon and a Diploma in Harpsichord. Adrian has been coprincipal bassoonist of the IRIS Chamber Orchestra since 2002. Since 2004, Adrian has been a founding member of Sospiro Winds, an award-winning wind quintet who recently won the Silver Prize at Fischoff.

Since moving to New York in 2006, he has joined the Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players, the Second Instrumental Unit, the Matrix Music Collaborators, and the Eupraxia Music and Arts Collective. Adrian has performed with such orchestras as the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Brooklyn Philharmonic, the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, the Haddonfield Symphony and the Taipei Symphony Orchestra. In 2004, he was a recipient of a Theodore Presser Foundation Grant and a prize winner of the Fox-Gillet International Competition in Melbourne, Australia. During the past summers, Adrian has participated in many festivals including the Monadnock Music Festival, the NJO Academy in the Netherlands, the Chamber Music Institute, Spoleto USA, the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria, the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, Banff Centre, National Orchestral Institute, Music Academy of the West, the Verbier Festival and FOSJA in Puerto Rico.

Performances

Jordan Hall at New England Conservatory | January 22, 2011

News and Press

[Concert Review] A double dose of BMOP

For classical music nerds, the term ‘Double Concerto’ might likely bring to mind Vivaldi’s many works for pairs of violins or other instruments, or for the more romantically-inclined, Brahms’ Double Concerto for violin and cello. But there are many examples in the 20th and 21st centuries as well, for all kinds of instrument combinations. Last Friday night, the Boston Modern Orchestra Project gave a diverse sampling of the genre entitled Double Trouble, featuring four works composed between 1938 and 2010.

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