Gregory Zuber is principal percussionist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. He appeared with the orchestra as a concerto soloist at Carnegie Hall in 2002, and he performs regularly with the Met Chamber Ensemble. Since 2000, he’s been a coach at the Verbier Festival, where he also appears in recital and chamber music concerts, and since 1993, he’s taught at The Juilliard School. Born in Boston, Mr. Zuber grew up in Chicago. After two summers at the National Music Camp at the Interlochen Center for the Arts, he attended the Interlochen Arts Academy, followed by the University of Illinois and Temple University. Before joining the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Mr. Zuber was principal percussionist of the Toledo Symphony. His teachers include Tom Siwe (University of Illinois), James Ross (Chicago Symphony Orchestra), and Alan Abel (The Philadelphia Orchestra). Mr. Zuber often performs concerts with his wife, flutist Patricia Zuber.