Born outside of Philadelphia, Chris Pearlberg is a musician currently living and working in Bloomington, IN. He is a founding member of The Brass Roots, a brand new brass ensemble. Chris has performed with various orchestras and ensembles, ranging from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to the All Star Refjúdží Band from Prague.
Before moving to Pittsburgh, Chris was an active freelance musician in the Philadelphia area, playing with various music groups including the Hersheypark “Mistletones”, the four-piece rock band Renne, and various regional orchestras. Chris holds a Master of Music degree from Carnegie Mellon University, and a Bachelor of Music degree from Temple University. His major teachers include Craig Knox, Carol Jantsch, and Jay Krush. While at Temple, Chris had the opportunity to be exposed to many different types of music, including playing bass trombone in one of the jazz bands, and studying harmony with Greg Kettinger.
Chris is currently a DM student at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where he is the Associate Instructor of Tuba, and is on faculty at Campbellsville University, Indiana University Southeast, and the Luzerne Music Center.