Adrian Emans obtained a master's degree in music education at the Berlin University of the Arts and in mathematics at the Free University Berlin. He began taking professional roles while studying, including direction of many distinguished youth choirs. From 2011 through 2013, he led the children's choir for the modern youth opera "Ein Märchen vom Fluss", a modern youth opera that was awarded a prize at the "Children's Choir Olympics". From 2014 to 2015, Adrian Emans worked under the direction of Simon Halsey on the Berlin Philharmonic’s educational project "Vokalhelden", and for the following two years he was the assistant director of “PlanckTon”, the youth choir of the RIAS-Kammerchor. From 2017 to 2019 Adrian was assistant to the Children’s Choir of the Berlin State Opera and temporarily he works as assistant to the Youth Choir of the Berlin State Opera.
In 2013, Adrian Emans founded the Charité Chor Berlin. At the 2016 German Choir Festival Competition in Stuttgart, he and the choir won the second prize "with high honors," and at the 2017 Berlin Choir Meet they were awarded a commendation “with honors”. At the competition of the „35th International Choral Festival of Preveza“ the choir was awarded with a golden and a silver diploma in two categories. In 2016, Adrian Emans founded the Neuer Kammerchor Berlin, made up of students from the Berlin University of the Arts. They found international success by winning second prize at the competition “Praga Canat”, where Adrian was additionally awarded the special jury prize for outstanding conducting. In 2018, the choir was also awarded with a silver diploma in the „Champions Competition“ at the international competition „World Choir Games“ in Tshwane, South Africa. In 2019, Adrian Emans founded the Neuer Männerchor Berlin, a men’s choir made up of music students and semi-professional singers.
Adrian Emans has taken master classes from Frieder Bernius, Simon Halsey, Stefan Parkman, Michael Gläser, Nicolas Fink und Frank Markowitsch and as a guest has conducted choirs such as the Kammerchor Stuttgart, the Vokalakademie Berlin, the Schleswig-Holstein-Festival-Chor, Opus Vocale and Ensemberlino Vocale.