Peter Wahrhaftig is the principal tuba of the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra as well as of the Sun Valley Summer Symphony and the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players. He is a founding member of the Bay Brass, which commissions, performs and records large-scale brass masterpieces. He has performed with the San Francisco Symphony, the San Francisco Opera, Chicago Symphony, Israel Philharmonic, and St. Louis Symphony, as well as throughout the Bay Area. Additionally, he is an active recording musician, having appeared in numerous movie and video game soundtracks. He has taught at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, The University of California at Berkeley, and Mills College, as well as through his private studio. Occasionally he has been seen using a cimbasso (don’t ask!).