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Raynor Carroll
 
Raynor Carroll
Principal Percussionist, Los Angeles Philharmonic
CSU Los Angeles
B.A. Music (1984)
  • Joined the Los Angeles Philharmonic as co-principal percussionist/timpanist in the 1983-84 season.
  • Performed under conductors such as Carlo-Maria Giulini, André Previn, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Leonard Bernstein, Pierre Boulez, Simon Rattle and Zubin Mehta.
  • Has made numerous recordings with the Philharmonic and for motion picture soundtracks. Film credits include How to Make an American Quilt, A Walk in the Clouds, The Shawshank Redemption, and Dead Poets Society.
  • Participates in the LA Philharmonic’s Green Umbrella and Chamber Music series.
  • Has taught timpani and percussion privately and at CSU Los Angeles and CSU Long Beach.
  • Member of the 1990-91 Music Advisory Panel, Orchestra Section, for the National Endowment for the Arts.

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