Percussionist Joseph Tompkins has performed with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic, the New York City Opera and Ballet Orchestras, and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s. On Broadway he has played in productions of The King and ISwan LakeOklahoma!, The Lion KingThe ProducersSpamalotThe Light in the PiazzaTarzanGuys and Dolls, and In the Heights. Tompkins has a performed on film soundtracks for The Manchurian CandidateThe Last HolidayFailure to Launch, and Casanova. For seven years he was a member of the percussion trio Timetable, a group committed to commissioning and performing new works for percussion. He is the area coordinator of the percussion program at Rutgers University and a graduate of the Eastman School of Music and the Manhattan School.