Christopher H. Pearlberg

Summer School
Christopher Pearlberg


B.M. Temple University

M.Mus. Carnegie Mellon University


Chris Pearlberg is an active orchestral musician, soloist, and educator based in New England. He has performed with orchestras such as the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Evansville Philharmonic, Springfield (OH) Symphony Orchestra, Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra and has served as Acting Principal Tuba of the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra. As a founding member of The Brass Roots brass ensemble, Mr. Pearlberg performed extensively throughout the greater Pittsburgh area. He can be heard on the recording “Christmas at East Liberty,” released by The Brass Roots and organist Dr. Edward Alan Moore. Performances have been broadcasted on Pittsburgh’s Classical WQED-FM 89.3 and KDKA-TV CBS Pittsburgh.

Currently, Mr. Pearlberg is a Doctor of Music student at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where he served as the Associate Instructor of Tuba and the tuba studio assistant. While in Indiana, he was an active recording studio musician in Indianapolis. Mr. Pearlberg holds a Master of Music degree from Carnegie Mellon University, and a Bachelor of Music degree from Temple University. His teachers include Daniel Perantoni, Anthony Kniffen, Craig Knox, Carol Jantsch, and Jay Krush.

As an educator, Mr. Pearlberg previously served on the applied tuba faculty at Campbellsville University and Indiana University Southeast. His summers are spent in upstate New York, teaching and performing at the Luzerne Music Center.