Max Adler

San Rafael, California

Southern Methodist University
Performers Diploma in Oboe Performance (Receiving May 2022)
Masters in Music in Oboe Performance (2021)Eastman School of Music
Bachelor of Music in Oboe Performance (2018)
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (2018)

JuhreeWendl Chair

Max Adler has studied oboe under the instruction of Erin Hannigan and Richard Killmer. He’s performed with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Irving Symphony Orchestra, Plano Symphony Orchestra, and Symphoria in Syracuse. In previous summers he’s attended Festival Napa Valley, National Orchestral Institute, and Round Top Music Festival. Max enjoys dance and being a part of the Dallas ballroom and vogue community.

What is something interesting that people may not know about you?
I have an identical twin brother who’s pursuing stand up comedy.

Name three of your favorite composers:
Debussy, Chopin, Ravel

When taking a break from music-making, what is your favorite thing to do?
I love to dance! I’m part of the voguing and ballroom community in Dallas

What are you most looking forward to this summer with the NRO?
Playing in a great orchestra and meeting the other musicians!