Welcome to AdlerOaks Music Library

The AdlerOaks Music Library publishes contemporary choral, orchestral, and chamber works of James Adler. Works published by AdlerOaks are available through a number of distribution sources. Check out the list of works for score and sound samples and ordering details.

That Star in the Picture

Global Music Award Winner!

James Adler has been selected as a Global Music Awards - Silver Medal Winner for outstanding achievement (Composer category) for his album That Star in the Picture, released by Albany Records.


Read about the CD here.

Henry Fogel's review in Fanfare Magazine
Review from Kathodik webzine.

That Star in the Picture was selected on textura’s 2023 Top 20 Classical (Vocal) recordings list!

Curtis Centenary Commission

James Adler has been commissioned by the Curtis Institute of Music to compose a work as part of the Curtis Centenary Commissioning Initiative “100 x 100.” The work will be part of the Curtis’ 100th anniversary celebrations in 2024.

Mr. Adler composed and recorded A Curtis Reflection in 2023, marking the 50th anniversary of James Adler’s graduation from the Curtis Institute of Music.

AdlerOaks Joins MPA

In December 2023, AdlerOaks Music Library was invited to join the Music Publishers Association of the United States.

James Adler Audience Favorite Award

At their Gala Performances at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Sound Espressivo presents the "James Adler Audience Favorite Award" to honor the performance that the audience itself chooses as its favorite.

Here's an interview with James Adler about the competition and about last year's winners, along with information about the competition for 2023-2024.