Jeff Adler

composer, Bass Clarinet, Native American Flutes

Jeff Adler is a prolific composer and woodwind musician from New York City. In addition to being the resident composer for the Hevreh Ensemble, he writes extensively for The Jewel Orchestra of St. Paul’s Church, Brooklyn and for two World Music Ensembles: Malamalama and THG Orchestra of Mt. Pisgah and has recorded a CD of his original Native American Flute music. He composed the music for the Vita Nova production of the theatrical work, Harriet and Anne, which had its New York premiere in September 2005 at the Producer’s Club in New York City. His work titled “ In Search of Unification” for Bass Clarinet and Marimba was premiered in May 2005 in California at Sacramento State University. The work was also featured in an April 2006 concert by the Omni Ensemble in New York City.

As a clarinetist, Jeff has performed with many orchestras such as: The American Symphony, The Long Island Philharmonic, The Connecticut Grand Opera The Queens Symphony, Queens Oratorio Society and The Long Island Symphony. He was a member of the Silver Bay Music Festival, The Adirondack Chamber Players and the new music group, Infusion. He is currently on the faculty of Bard College at Simons Rock and he has recorded for Opus One and CRI Records, the Queens Symphony and Queens Oratorio Society. In addition, he has performed frequently with Broadway Show Orchestras including Les Miserables, The Lion King, Crazy For You, Beauty & the Beast, Secret Garden, Jerome Robbins' Broadway, Caroline or Change, Titanic, Jekyll & Hyde, Passion, and Wicked.