Joseph Pereira

Joseph Pereira, Principal Timpanist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic since 2007, composer and teacher, has appeared in some of the world’s greatest orchestras and can be heard on numerous recordings and soundtracks to major motion pictures. Working closely with timpani mallet maker Jason Ginter of JGpercussion, Pereira creates a broad range of timpani sounds and colors for the complex, expressive music performed by the Los Angeles Philharmonic.