Since the fall of 2019, Miles Salerni has served as Principal Percussion and Timpani with the Philadelphia Ballet Orchestra. He has played as an extra percussionist with professional orchestras across the country including the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Omaha Symphony, and as substitute Principal Timpani with Albany Symphony and Fort Worth Symphony. This past January, he started as adjunct professor of percussion at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA. Miles has shared the stage with a wide range of artists including Gil Shaham, Peter Serkin, Tan Dun, Yo-Yo Ma, The Silkroad Ensemble, and Johnny Mathis. In the summer of 2016, he was a fellow at the Tanglewood Music Center, where his story was featured in a New York Times article. Miles lives in Beacon, NY with his wife, Rachel and golden retriever, Cenzo. BASD graduate of 2008.