David Nyberg is a freelance percussionist based in New York City. He has performed with the Orchestra of St. Luke's, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Seattle Symphony, New York City Opera, Stamford Symphony, Opera Orchestra of New York, and was principal timpanist with the Asia Pacific-United Symphony at the United Nations.
David serves as the percussionist for the Broadway production of Mamma Mia!. He has also held the regular percussion chairs for the Broadway productions of Cats, Seussical and Liza's at the Palace. David's other Broadway credits include The Phantom of the Opera, Miss Saigon, Passion, Les Misérables and Big, among others.
He has performed with Aretha Franklin, Kristen Chenoweth and toured extensively with Liza Minnelli. David also performed with the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular, the Mingus Epitaph conducted by Gunther Schuller and with the U.S. Military Band at West Point.
In 2012, David recorded the CD Solos for the Virtuoso Tympanist. This is the collection of all ten of Mr. Fred D. Hinger's solo tympani pieces.
David holds a Bachelor of Music Degree from the Manhattan School of Music, where he was a scholarship student of Fred D. Hinger.
David proudly endorses Yamaha Percussion Instruments and Innovative Percussion drumsticks and mallets.