Wade Culbreath

principal percussion

Wade Culbreath was appointed principal timpanist-percussionist with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra in 2009. A much sought after musician in Los Angeles, Wade is the principal percussionist with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and principal timpani with the Pasadena Symphony Orchestra. As a session musician, he has played on hundreds of soundtrack recordings, including the Academy Award winning scores for “Aladdin,” “La La Land,” and “Life of Pi.” Wade studied at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York where he earned his bachelor’s degree and performer’s certificate.

2019-20 Sound Investment Composer: Juan Pablo Contreras

Each season, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra commissions and premieres a new piece of music composed especially to suit its unparalleled musical talents. “Investors” are invited to a series of intimate salons where they meet the composer, hear excerpts of the score-in-progress and attend a full orchestral rehearsal of the completed work.

new season, new friends

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s vibrant and engaging 2019-20 Orchestral Series showcases the ensemble’s remarkable artistry and trademark mix of regal classics and music from today’s leading composers.

adventure pack: regal classics

Join Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra for a budget-friendly three concert journey through European music history showcasing the undisputed cornerstones of orchestral repertoire including Bach’s Orchestral Suites Nos. 1 & 3 as well as works by Mozart, Handel and Haydn.