Originally from Portland, Maine, Adam Trussell now plays with the Oregon Sympho-ny. Adam is thrilled to be a part of such a great orchestra in such a beautiful part of the country. He joined the Oregon Symphony in 2011 after playing Assistant Princi-pal Bassoon with the Omaha Symphony for six seasons.
Adam has had the opportunity to play with other orchestras such as the St. Louis Symphony, the Seattle Symphony, the Kansas City Symphony, the New World Sym-phony, the Moscow Chamber Orchestra, the Monterey Symphony (Mexico) and the Boston Philharmonic to name a few. During his summers he’s played with the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, Colorado Music Festival, Oregon Bach Fes-tival, Breckenridge Music Festival, Bellingham Music Festival, the AIMS Festival in Graz, Austria and a festival in Denmark with the Danish Chamber Players.
While living in Omaha he was on the faculties of the University of Nebraska at Om-aha and Creighton University. Here in Portland, Adam can be found on the faculties of Lewis and Clark, Concordia and University of Portland. In addition to teaching on the college level, Adam is very enthusiastic about teaching all levels and maintains a large private studio.
Adam earned his BM at New England Conservatory in Boston where he studied with Gregg Henegar and Richard Svoboda. He then received his MM from Rice University where he studied with Ben Kamins.