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Known for his dramatic instincts and versatility as a performer, baritone Todd Wieczorek has performed roles with such organizations as the Lyric Opera of Kansas City, American Opera Theater, Indiana University Opera, Ente Concerti Cittá di Iglesias (Italy), The Bloomington Early Music Festival, Opera Kitchener, Brampton Lyric Opera, Arbor Opera Theater, Opera Lirica Italiana, and as a soloist with Orchestra London, The Fanshawe Chorus, the Marion Philharmonic Orchestra, Symphony Hamilton, Ente Concerti Città di Iglesias, The Ingersoll Choral Society, St. Peter’s Basilica (London, ON), the Guelph Chamber Choir, and the Western Suburban Choral Union (Wheaton, IL). Recent projects included A Weill Songspiel with Grammy-Award winner Sylvia McNair.
Past performance credits are varied with such roles as the title character and Leporello in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Colline in La bohème, Alfio in Cavelleria Rusticana, Eddie in Bolcom’s A View from the Bridge, Dick Deadeye in Gilbert and Sullivan’s H.M.S. Pinafore, Angelotti in Tosca, and Bhaer in Adamo’s Little Women, working with such conductors as Robert Wood, Imré Pallo, David Effron, Timothy Vernon, Oliver Gooch, Gerald Fagan, Ward Holmquist, and Ted Taylor. Other credits found him as the title character in Gilbert and Sullivan’s Mikado, Judge Turpin in Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd, and Cold Genius in Purcell’s King Arthur.
Dr. Wieczorek’s musical training started in his hometown of South Bend, IN. He went on to earn his BM in voice performance at Wheaton College’s Conservatory of Music, his MM from the University of Kansas, and finishing his DM at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music (Bloomington).
In addition to performing, Dr. Wieczorek holds the rank of assistant professor of music, teaching voice and lyric diction for singers at Western University’s Don Wright Faculty of Music, and coordinating the Friday 12:30 Concert Series. His students have gone on to sing in national and international young artist programs and study at prestigious graduate institutions in North America. He is a frequent guest clinician and adjudicator. He also serves as director of music at Siloam United Church (London).