Praised for his “teeming energy” and “precise control” by the New York Times, Adrian Morejon is co-principal bassoonist of the IRIS Orchestra and Miami Symphony and is a member of Sospiro Winds, Talea Ensemble, Metropolis Ensemble, bassoon duo Dark & Stormy, and The Gene Project. An avid chamber musician, Mr. Morejon has performed with the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble, Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players, Argento Chamber Ensemble, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Chamber Music Northwest, and on the Great Performers’ Series at Lincoln Center. He regularly performs with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), and others.
Mr. Morejon’s awards include a Theodore Presser Foundation Grant, 2nd prize of the Fox-Gillet International Competition, and a shared top prize at the Moscow Conservatory International Competition. He has appeared at the Chelsea Music Festival, Monadnock Music Festival, NJO Academy, Chamber Music Institute, Spoleto USA, AIMS in Graz, Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, Banff Centre, National Orchestral Institute, Music Academy of the West, and the Verbier Festival.
Mr. Morejon received his Master of Music degree and Artist’s Diploma from the Yale University School of Music while studying with Frank Morelli. Prior to this, after studying with bassoonist Bernard Garfield and harpsichordist Lionel Party, he received his Bachelor of Music degree in Bassoon and Diploma in Harpsichord from the Curtis Institute of Music. Mr. Morejon is on faculty at the Boston Conservatory and the Praxis Youth Leadership Orchestra.