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Adam Kerry Boyles

Adam Kerry Boyles

A dynamic and versatile conductor, Adam Kerry Boyles is a notable figure in the musical life of New England. Boyles is currently Director of Orchestras at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Assistant Conductor of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, and Music Director Emeritus of the Brookline Symphony Orchestra. The 2021/2022 season features guest engagements with the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra, Tucson Symphony Orchestra, New England Philharmonic, and Brockton Symphony Orchestra, as well as conducting Beethoven 9 and a series of summer pops programs with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra.

Other recent appearances include concerts with the Ocean City Pops Orchestra, Charlottesville Symphony Orchestra, and honors orchestras in Massachusetts, Nevada, Tennessee, Oregon, and Rhode Island. In the 21/22 season, Boyles will make his first appearance with the Long Beach Symphony. He has also served as cover conductor with the Boston Pops, Kansas City Symphony, and Phoenix Symphony.

As a clinician, Boyles regularly appears in festivals with Manhattan Concert Productions and the Massachusetts Instrumental and Choral Conductors Association, and has served multiple times as a judge on concerto competitions for Boston Conservatory and the Phoenix Youth Symphony.

An accomplished vocalist, Boyles performed in numerous operas with the Indiana University Opera Theater, and in Arizona Opera's first complete presentation of Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen. He has sung with many professional choral ensembles across the country such as Conspirare, True Concord, Apollo's Voice, Mon Choeur, Cantique, and locally with Emmanuel Music, Festina, and Church of the Redeemer. In 2010, Boyles was featured as a soloist with the Tanglewood Festival Chorus.

Boyles received his Doctor of Music in Orchestral Conducting degree from The University of Texas at Austin, his Master of Music in Orchestral Conducting degree from The University of Arizona, and his Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance degree from Indiana University.