David Nyberg

David Nyberg's Biography

David Nyberg is a freelance percussionist based in New York City. He has performed with the Orchestra of St. Luke's, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, American Symphony, New York City Opera, New York Pops, Philharmonia Orchestra of New York, Seattle Symphony, Albany Symphony, New Jersey Symphony, Stamford Symphony, Opera Orchestra of New York and was principal timpanist with the Asia Pacific-United Symphony at the United Nations.

David was the percussionist for the New York production of Mamma Mia! for its entire 14-year Broadway run. He has also held the regular percussion chairs for the Broadway productions of Cats, Seussical and Liza's at the Palace. Other Broadway credits include: The Phantom of the Opera, Miss Saigon, Passion, Les Miserables and The King and I, 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 by Fred D. Hinger. This is the collection of all 10 of Mr. 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 is a Performing Artist for Freer Percussion and Yamaha Percussion Instruments.

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