Jonathan Wisner, native of Houston, TX, was appointed Principal Timpanist of the Amarillo Symphony in 2016. Previously he was a timpani fellow with the Orchestra Now, New York’s first training orchestra program. He has performed with groups such as the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Houston Symphony, Romanian State Philharmonic, Palm Beach Opera, and New World Symphony. He also has been a member of the National Repertory Orchestra, Aspen Music Festival, Round Top Festival Institute, and Alba Music Festival in Italy. Jonathan received his Bachelor of Music degree from University of Miami studying with Svet Stoyanov and Matthew Strauss, and will complete his Master of Music from the University of Southern California under the tutelage of Joseph Pereira and James Babor.