Les Woodson has played string bass with the Corona Symphony for over 10 years.

He received his Bachelor of Music degree from Cal-State Fullerton. While his work was in the financial industry, he was always an active musician, playing string bass and tuba with many bands and orchestras in Southern California. Previously he has done studio work for movies and commercials.

He was named as a musician of the year in Los Angeles for organizing and directing Tuba Christmas. Tubby the Tuba has been a favorite throughout the years as a performer, soloist and narrator.

Since retirement he has received awards for his volunteer work teaching over 15,000 students about the musical instruments of the symphony orchestra.