Peter Wahrhaftig (tuba) is Principal Tubaist of the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra, and is a member of the Bay Brass. In addition to performing with the Players since 1989, he appears frequently with the San Francisco Symphony, the San Francisco Opera, the Oakland-East Bay Symphony and numerous other local organizations, both in concert and in recordings. He has performed with many other groups including the Israel Philharmonic, the Chicago Symphony, the St. Louis Symphony, the Ringling Brother-Barnum and Bailey Circus, and Metallica. He teaches at U.C. Berkeley, the YMP program, and privately.