Christopher Hanulik joined the Los Angeles Philharmonic in 1984 and was appointed Principal Bass in 1987. Mr. Hanulik has also served as Principal Bass of the Cleveland Orchestra. During his tenure in Cleveland, he made numerous recordings including Histoire Du Soldat, conducted by Pierre Boulez for Deutsche Grammophon.
Mr. Hanulik appears regularly with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Chamber Music Society and on the Green Umbrella new music concerts. He has performed with the Miami String Quartet and the Jacques Thibaud String Trio, the Chicago String Quartet, and the Calder Quartet. He has also performed with Gil Shaham, Cho Liang Lin, Yefim Bronfman, Emanuel Ax, David Finckel, Wu Han and Thomas Ades among others. Mr. Hanulik has also performed at the St. Barth Music Festival, Chamber Music Sedona and La Jolla Summerfest.