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Adam Dinitz

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Affiliate Artist in Oboe/English Horn

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Adam Dinitz joined the Houston Symphony as Solo English Horn in September of 2007. Prior to joining the Houston Symphony, Mr. Dinitz held positions with the San Francisco Symphony, The Florida Orchestra, and the Sarasota Orchestra and has performed with the Cleveland Orchestra and the Los Angeles Philharmonic, among others.  He has participated in many summer festivals, including the Tanglewood Music Center, the Aspen Music Festival, the Sun Valley Summer Symphony, Spoleto USA, and the St. Bart’s Music Festival.  Mr. Dinitz is active as a soloist and chamber musician and has performed as soloist with the Houston Symphony. He has performed with Da Camera of Houston as well as frequent performances with The Greenbriar Consortium and the St. Cecilia Chamber Music Series.  Mr. Dinitz is an advocate of new music and has premiered many works including John Harbison’s Crossing, for Phil West.  Mr. Dinitz has joined the faculty of the University of Houston in the fall of 2014. He has given oboe and English Horn masterclasses at many universities including Rice University and the Colburn School.  A native of suburban Washington, DC, Mr. Dinitz received a bachelor of music from Northwestern University, where he was a student of Alex Klein, and a Master of Music from Rice University, where he studied with Robert Atherholt.