October 7, 2012 - MasterWorks Concert
October 26, 2012 - Pops Concert
November 4, 2012 - MasterWorks Concert
December 2, 2012 - MasterWorks Concert
December 16, 2012 - Pops Concert
January 10, 2013 - Aultman PrimeTime Concert
January 11, 2013 - Chesapeake Energy Casual
January 26, 2013 - MasterWorks Concert
February 7, 2013 - Aultman PrimeTime Concert
February 8, 2013 - Chesapeake Energy Casual
February 16, 2013 - MasterWorks Concert
March 14, 2013 - Aultman PrimeTime Concert
March 15, 2013 - Chesapeake Energy Casual
March 23, 2013 - MasterWorks Concert
April 6, 2013 - Pops Concert
April 20, 2013 - MasterWorks Concert
May 2, 2013 - Aultman PrimeTime Concert
May 3, 2013 - Chesapeake Energy Casual
Todd Jelen is the principal bassoonist with the Akron and Canton Symphonies, the
Wheeling Symphony in West Virginia, and the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra in
Madison, Wisconsin. He has also performed with The Cleveland Orchestra,
Milwaukee Symphony, Utah Symphony, Sarasota Opera Orchestra, and the
Cleveland Opera and Ballet Orchestras.
Mr. Jelen received his Bachelors Degree in Music Performance from Cleveland
State University where he studied with Cleveland Orchestra members Ronald
Phillips and Phillip Austin. He received his Master’s Degree in Music Performance
from the Cleveland Institute of Music where his mentor was The Cleveland
Orchestra’s principal bassoonist, John Clouser. While studying at CIM, Todd was
also a member of the Juniper Woodwind Quintet which placed second at the
Fischoff International Chamber Music Competition and third in the Darius Milhaud
Performance Prize Competition.
As a solo performer, Mr. Jelen has been featured in Weber’s Andante and Hungarian Rondo with the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra and Villa-Lobos’ Ceranda Des Sete Notas with the Spoleto Festival Orchestra. He was also featured in Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante for Winds, K297b with the Akron Symphony Orchestra. Todd has participated in the Aspen Music Festival, Pacific Music Festival, Music Academy of the West, Chautauqua Music Festival, and the Orford Arts Centre in Quebec.
Todd lives in Berea, OH with his wife Donna and their dog Tate.