SUMMERFEST: Bach, Haydn + Golijov
Zipper Concert Hall, Downtown LA
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.