Adrianne Greenbaum

Adrianne Greenbaum

Adrianne Greenbaum, Associate Professor of flute, is a highly acclaimed performer throughout the East Coast. Born to a musical family in Akron Ohio, she received her B.M. from the Oberlin College Conservatory studying with Robert Willoughby and her M.M. from the Yale School of Music studying with Thomas Nyfenger. Her studies have also included advanced work in harpsichord and piano. For many years Ms. Greenbaum performed with the NYC Ballet Orchestra as well as with the Mostly Mozart Festival of NY and the Berlin Ballet at the Met. She is currently Solo Flutist of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra New England and the Wall Street Chamber Players. In addition to teaching at MHC she has held teaching positions at Wesleyan and Yale Universities and at Smith College. Solo and orchestral recordings include her own CD; Sounds of America;as well as recordings on the Koch International and CBS Masterworks labels. In addition to classical music Ms. Greenbaum is well known as one of the foremost klezmer musicians. In 1995 she founded The Klezical Tradition, a klezmer band that has received much attention. Their recently released album; Family Portrait; won awards from Crossroads and Moment Magazines and received 5-star reviews from prominent folk music critics. To see reviews and hear clips from the CD. Adrianne has brought her expertise in klezmer to MHC by forming the student klezmer band which traditionally holds end-of-classes music and dance celebrations each semester.


  • M. Music, Yale School of Music
  • B. Music, Oberlin College Conservatory


  • Cadenzas for Mozart G. major Concerto, South Music Co.


  • Koch International:
  • "Sounds of America", solo Flute
  • "Family Portrait", Klezmer
  • Music of Charles Ives