Alumnus Joseph Petrasek ’05 joins the Atlanta Symphony as principal percussionist

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Congratulations to Joseph Petrasek, B.A. Music Performance ’05, who has joined the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra as its new principal percussionist. At UCLA, Petrasek studied with Mitchell Peters, former timpanist of the LA Phil.

Read on to learn about Petrasek’s personal musical journey and new role with a major symphony orchestra at Arts Atlanta.