Bruce Adolphe’s music has been performed world-wide by artists including Itzhak Perlman, Yo-Yo Ma, the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, the Chicago Chamber Musicians, the Brentano Quartet, the Miami Quartet, and over 60 symphony orchestras. A recording of his music on Naxos received a Grammy in 2005.  Founder and director of the Meet the Music family concerts at The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Mr. Adolphe has also been their resident lecturer since 1992, as well as a commentator on Live From Lincoln Center and a lecturer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

The author of three books on music, he has taught at Yale, Juilliard, and New York University. Since 2003, he performs his Piano Puzzlers weekly on public radio’s Performance Today. With Julian Fifer, he is cofounder and director of The Learning Maestros education company.  In 2009, Mr. Adolphe’s chamber opera Let Freedom Sing: The Story of Marian Anderson, libretto by Carolivia Herron, was premiered by the Washington National Opera and the Washington Performing Arts Society, and Yo-Yo Ma performed the premiere of Bruce’s Self Comes to Mind, a collaboration with neuroscientist Antonio Damasio, at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Mr. Adolphe was recently appointed composer-in-residence at the Brain and Creativity Institute in Los Angeles.

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