Assistant Principal Timpani / Section Percussion
BRYCE LEAFMAN joined the San Francisco Symphony as Assistant Principal Timpanist/Section Percussionist in February 2020. Previously, he held the position of principal percussionist with the Billings Symphony Orchestra. He has performed with orchestras across the country including the Omaha, Berkeley, Marin, and New World symphonies, the Boston Philharmonic, and Symphony New Hampshire. Equally at home playing chamber and contemporary music, he has performed in recital with Orli Shaham, Bela Fleck, and Susan Grace, as well as the Aspen Contemporary Ensemble and Bay Area based groups Earplay and Empyrean Ensemble, among others.