performers

Peter Wahrhaftig

Peter Wahrhaftig

Peter Wahrhaftig is Principal Tuba of the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra as well as 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, St. Louis Symphony, and throughout the Bay Area.  Additionally, he is an active recording musician, having appeared in numerous movie and video game soundtracks. His teaching activities have included The San Francisco Conservatory of Music, The University of California at Berkeley, Mills College, and a private studio.  Occasionally he has been seen using a cimbasso (don’t ask!).