Adrian Gonzalez

Oboe Instructor

Adrian Gonzalez, a native of Boynton Beach FL., has been performing oboe and English Horn in the Greater Cleveland area since 2019. He actively performs with the Youngstown Symphony, the Cleveland Opera, the Cleveland Pops, the Wheeling Symphony, the Battle Creek Symphony, and the Billings Symphony. Adrian Currently holds the position of Principal oboe with the Mansfield Symphony and the Snow Belt Symphony. Adrian has also performed with The Cleveland Orchestra, The New World Symphony, and The Palm Beach Symphony.

Beyond orchestral performance, Adrian has also performed extensively in Chamber Music. He has been a member of the “Cleveland Wind Trio” since 2019. This group has played in music festivals and an extensive variety of venues throughout Ohio. Adrian performs regularly with a non-for-profit organization “Stars@intheclassics.” This organization puts together musicians in Cleveland and produces a chamber concert series.

Adrian finished his master’s degree in 2020 from the Cleveland Institute of Music under the instruction of Frank Rosenwein and Jeffrey Rathbun. During this time, Adrian also attended Kent Blossom Music Festival, where he performed chamber music with members of the Cleveland orchestra. Adrian has also attended the Brevard Music Festival and Eastern Music Festival. Adrian received his Bachelor’s in Oboe Performance in 2018 at Florida State University and studied under Dr. Eric Ohlsson.