Adam Kerry Boyles is a dynamic and versatile conductor, and a notable figure in the musical life of New England. Boyles is currently Director of Orchestras at MIT, Assistant Conductor of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, and Music Director Emeritus of the Brookline Symphony Orchestra . Previous Music Director positions include three seasons with the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra, five seasons with MetroWest Opera, and five summers as a conductor at Opera in the Ozarks. Boyles served on the faculty at The University of Texas at Austin and The University of Arizona. Recent guest engagements include concerts with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, Rhode Island All-State Orchestra, Charlottesville Symphony Orchestra, Oregon All-State Orchestra, Rhode Island College, Grand Harmonie, and Manhattan School of Music Orchestra. Boyles also served as a cover conductor with the Phoenix Symphony Orchestra in 2007. He was mentored by such notable conductors such as Gustavo Dudamel, Sir Roger Norrington, Kurt Masur, and Gunther Schuller. With Masur, Boyles was invited to work with the Manhattan School of Music Orchestra on three occasions.
An accomplished vocalist, Boyles performed in numerous operas with the Indiana University Opera Theater, and in Arizona Opera's first complete presentation of Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen. He has sung with many professional choral ensembles across the country such as Conspirare, Apollo's Voice, Mon Choeur, Cantique, and the Tucson Chamber Artists. In 2010, Boyles was featured as a guest soloist with the Tanglewood Festival Chorus. Boyles received his Doctor of Music in Orchestral Conducting degree from The University of Texas at Austin, his Master of Music in Orchestral Conducting degree from The University of Arizona, and his Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance degree from Indiana University.
Adam is currently on the roster of Couret & Werner Artist Management.