Adrian is oboist in the chamber group, Ensemble 360 and in 2014 was appointed Principal Oboe of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Adrian previously held the principal oboe position in the RTE National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland.
Adrian is in great demand as a guest principal working with orchestras including the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony, BBC Philharmonic, Royal Northern Sinfonia, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
Adrian was twice a finalist in the BBC Young Musician of the Year competition and was principal oboe of both the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain and the European Union Youth Orchestra.
Adrian read Mathematics and Music at the University of Birmingham followed by postgraduate performance courses at the Birmingham Conservatoire and the Royal Academy of Music in London.
Whilst not playing the oboe, Adrian indulges in his passions of running, wine tasting, half-finishing crosswords and taking family walks in the countryside.