A faculty member of the Juilliard Pre-College Division since 1999, Adam Glaser conducts the Juilliard Pre-College Orchestra and Symphony in concerts at Lincoln Center, and serves as chair of the division’s conducting department. As the director of orchestras at Hofstra University, Glaser conducts the Hofstra Symphony Orchestra and Hofstra Chamber Orchestra, and teaches courses in conducting, orchestration, and music business. In the summer he serves as resident principal conductor of Long Island’s Usdan Center for the Arts. Glaser has received awards from the Hermitage Artist Retreat and the American-Austrian Foundation (whose Karajan Fellowship for Young Conductors sponsored his residence at the Salzburg Festival) and the Vienna Philharmonic’s Attergau Orchestra Institute. Guest conducting appearances include performances with the Boca Raton (Fla.) Symphonia, Victoria Symphony, Wheeling Symphony Orchestra, Illinois Symphony Orchestra, Massapequa Philharmonic, Livingston Symphony Orchestra, N.Y.U. Symphony Orchestra, and Interlochen Philharmonic, along with the orchestras of the Curtis Institute of Music, University of Michigan, New York Summer Music Festival, New England Music Festival, and the Connecticut All-State Music Festival. An established composer, Glaser has enjoyed performances of his works by more than 25 orchestras throughout North America, including the Philadelphia Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, and Toronto Symphony Orchestra, along with the orchestras of Phoenix, Utah, New Mexico, Austin, Long Beach, Dayton, Naples (Fla.), Long Island, New Hampshire, Virginia, Toledo, the University of Michigan, Cornell University, and Stanford University. Commissions include Launch, a concert piece for orchestra and chorus commissioned and premiered by the Lake Forest (Ill.) High School Orchestra and Chorus. Glaser earned a diploma in orchestral conducting from the Curtis Institute of Music, a master of music degree in orchestral conducting from the University of Michigan, and an M.B.A. from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. He is a graduate of The Juilliard School’s Pre-College Division in composition and a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.