Sidney Hopson is an orchestral, studio, and solo percussionist from Los Angeles. He performs frequently with the Jacaranda Chamber Ensemble, Los Angeles Master Chorale, Opera Santa Barbara, Southeast Symphony, West LA Symphony, and musicians of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, LA Opera, and London Symphony Orchestras. He has premiered chamber works by John Williams, Philip Glass, John Adams, John Corigliano, Steve Reich, Peter Eötvös, and Kaija Saariaho. Hopson currently serves as director of percussion at the California State Summer School for the Arts, hosted by the California Institute of the Arts. He is also on faculty at the Young Musicians Foundation in Los Angeles.