Adrian Rogers began his tenure as the Assistant Conductor of the NYYS Orchestra at the start of the 2023/24 season. Hailing from New York City, Mr. Rogers has almost 20 years of classical music experience spread throughout his studies in conducting, violin, viola, and piano. He began his conducting journey at the age of 15 under the tutelage of Maestro Michael Repper as a part of the New York Youth Symphony’s Robert L. Poster Apprentice Conducting Program. Since then he has gone on to study at Princeton University, earning a Bachelor’s degree in economics with minors in conducting and violin performance. While at Princeton, Mr. Rogers studied conducting with Maestro Michael Pratt and made his debut performance with the Princeton University Orchestra. He also served as the artistic director of Princeton Camerata, a chamber orchestra dedicated to highlighting underrepresented musical voices and exploring the 20th century musical canon.
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