Location: Tennessee, USA
Todd's skills at choral conducting became evident at age 17 when he earned the position of Senior Student Conductor of his Advanced Mixed Chorus in high school. Over the last 30 years, Todd has served as Director of Music for six different mixed, male or female choral ensembles. He is currently the Director of Music for Nashville Singers, a men's chorus based in Nashville.
During his 38 years of membership with the Barbershop Harmony Society, Todd's competition experience included leading the 90-voice Houston Tidelanders to two "Top 10" finishes in international competition. He has competed at the international level sixteen times, earning six International Chorus Championships with the Vocal Majority and one International Quartet Championship singing tenor with ACOUSTIX.
ACOUSTIX has produced five CD projects since 1991 and have appeared on another 21 audio and video releases. That foursome celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2010 and is still touring. ACOUSTIX has made close to 1000 appearances in 47 states of the USA, six provinces of Canada, as well as Japan, the United Kingdom, Austria, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Germany, Australia, Saudi Arabia and Switzerland. From Carnegie Hall in New York, Roy Thompson Hall in Toronto to Muse Arc Hall in Tokyo, ACOUSTIX has performed in some of the greatest concert venues in the world.
Todd has served as a performance coach to countless quartets and choruses in the USA, Canada, and Australia.
He served as Director of Marketing for the Barbershop Harmony Society, the largest all-male singing organization in the world for five years. He currently works as a professional marketing consultant serving the non-profit community in Middle Tennessee before joining the professional staff. He has over 25 years of experience in the fields of sales, marketing and advertising.
Todd served on the Society's Board of Directors for almost three years, and is a member of the Hall of Fame of the Southwestern District.
He is a member of the American Society of Association Executives, National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers, the Gospel Music Association, Chorus America, and the Contemporary A Cappella Society of America.
Todd has been married to his wife Jennifer since 1989. They have two sons, Taylor and Travis.