Wade Culbreath

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.

SESSION

Set in out of the ordinary locales, SESSION is a unique experience where LACO musicians join forces with compelling composers. Each program is designed to fit the unique properties of a space and test ideas about the relationship between performers and audience.

Sound Investment

Meet the composer, hear excerpts of the score-in-progress and attend a full orchestral rehearsal of the completed work.