percussionist

Christopher S. Lamb

Biography

Grammy Award–winning percussionist Christopher S. Lamb joined the New York Philharmonic as Principal Percussionist, The Constance R. Hoguet Friends of the Philharmonic Chair, in 1985, and made his solo debut with the Orchestra in the World Premiere of Joseph Schwantner’s Percussion Concerto, one of several commissions celebrating the Philharmonic’s 150th anniversary. He has since performed the work to critical acclaim with orchestras throughout the United States and in 2011 won a Grammy for Best Classical Instrumental Soloist for his recording of it with the Nashville Symphony (on the Naxos label).

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Christopher S. Lamb