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Adam Kerry Boyles currently serves as Director of Orchestras at MIT and the Assistant Conductor of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra. He has also served in leadership roles for organizations such as:

Brookline Symphony Orchestra, Brookline, MA - Music Director Emeritus

Opera in the Ozarks, Eureka Springs, AR - Conductor/Music Director

MetroWest Opera (now MassOpera), Arlington, MA - Music Director

Boston Opera Collaborative, Boston, MA - Staff Conductor


An efficient and encouraging force on the podium with a wide variety of experience, Adam has worked with such ensembles as:

Tucson Symphony Orchestra
Charlottesville Symphony Orchestra

Ocean City Pops

Grand Harmonie

Muncie Symphony Orchestra

OnSite Opera

Michigan State Opera Theatre

University of Arizona Opera Theatre

Michigan State Symphony Orchestra

Rhode Island College Symphony Orchestra

Tanglewood Festival Chorus

Chorus pro Musica

Adam has also served as a cover conductor for:

Boston Pops

Kansas City Symphony

Phoenix Symphony Orchestra


A passionate educator and motivator of young musicians, Adam brings boundless energy and a positive atmosphere to help ensembles of all ages reach their full potential. Recent clinic and festival work includes:

Manhattan Concert Productions (Symphonic Series)
Massachusetts Instrumental and Choral Conductor

Association (Concert Festival)

Honors Orchestras in Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon,

Tennessee, Arizona, and Rhode Island


An astute and detailed adjudicator, Adam has served on many judging panels such as:

Phoenix Youth Symphony Young Musicians Competition

Boston Conservatory Concerto Competition

MetroWest Opera Vocal Competition

Massachusetts Instrumental and Choral Conductors

Association (Concert Festival)

Pre-Concert Lectures

With a flair for story telling, and a deep desire to connect with audiences of all musical knowledge and experiences, Adam's pre-concert/in-concert talks are a highly anticipated part of every performance.

Pre-performance talk: Sibelius Symphony no. 2

full performance available here

Concert teaser: Hartford Symphony Orchestra

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