Artist Bio

Bruce Adolphe, Encounter leader

Composer and lecturer Bruce Adolphe’s music is performed by Yo-Yo Ma, Itzhak Perlman, Joshua Bell, Daniel Hope, Fabio Luisi, the Brentano String Quartet, Washington National Opera, the Metropolitan Opera Guild, and sixty orchestras worldwide. Known to millions of Americans from his weekly public radio broadcast, Piano Puzzler, Bruce Adolphe has been Resident Lecturer and Director of the Meet the Music! family concerts at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center since 1992. He is also Composer-in-Residence at the Brain and Creativity Institute and Artistic Director of Off the Hook Arts in Colorado. He is the author of three books, including The Mind’s Ear: Exercises for Improving the Musical Imagination.

2020–2021 Music@Menlo Appearances