Conductor, Interlochen Philharmonic, Interlochen Arts Camp
Conductor, Juilliard Pre-College Orchestra; Director of Orchestras, Hofstra University
Diploma, Conducting, Curtis Institute of Music; M.B.A., Marketing, University of Michigan; M.M., Conducting, University of Michigan; B.A., English, University of Pennsylvania.
A conducting faculty member of the Juilliard Pre-College Division, Adam Glaser conducts the professional-caliber Juilliard Pre-College Orchestra in regular concerts at New York’s Lincoln Center, and serves as Chair of the division’s Conducting Department. As Director of Orchestras at Hofstra University, he conducts the Hofstra Symphony Orchestra and Hofstra Chamber Orchestra, and teaches graduate-level orchestral conducting. In the summer, he serves as Resident Principal Conductor of the Usdan Center for the Arts, directing its senior youth orchestras and collaborating with guest artists. Mr. Glaser has received awards from the Hermitage Artist Retreat and the American-Austrian Foundation, whose Karajan Fellowship for Young Conductors sponsored his residence at the Salzburg Festival and the Vienna Philharmonic’s Attergau Orchestra Institute. Guest conducting appearances include the Boca Raton Symphonia (FL), the Livingston Symphony Orchestra (NJ), Victoria Symphony (BC), the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra, the Illinois Symphony Orchestra, the Massapequa Philharmonic (NY), the NYU Symphony Orchestra, and the NAfME All-Eastern Honors Orchestra in Hartford, CT, along with the orchestras of the Curtis Institute of Music, the University of Michigan, the New York Summer Music Festival, the New England Music Festival and the Connecticut All-State Music Festival. An established composer, Mr. Glaser has enjoyed performances of his works by over 25 orchestras throughout the U.S. and Canada, including the Philadelphia Orchestra, the National Symphony Orchestra, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.