"Learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some." Robert Fulghum, Everything I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten
Adrian Anantawan, the conductor of Dudamel Orchestra and co-director of music at Conservatory Lab Charter School (Boston), holds degrees from the Curtis Institute of Music, Yale University, and Harvard Graduate School of Education. As a violinist, his teachers include Itzhak Perlman and Pinchas Zukerman, and Anne-Sophie Mutter, and his academic work in education was supervised by Howard Gardner. Memorable moments include performances at the White House and the Opening Ceremonies of the Athens and Vancouver Olympic Games. He has played for the late Christopher Reeve and for Pope John Paul II, and His Holiness the Dalai Lama last fall. Adrian is a winner of a Juno Award, a member of the Terry Fox Hall of Fame, and recently received the Diamond Jubilee Medal from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.