Todd O - Vocalist, piano, drums, songwriter/composer

Sang with Pink, Chicago, Broadway Stars, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Philly Pops, taught music to thousands of kids as a Pennsylvania Public School Music Teacher (directed 8 Broadway Jr. school musicals) and the musical journey continues! Todd was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania but grew up in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. As a little boy he was ALWAYS enraptured with music... 

In 1977, Todd O saw Chicago perform in Hershey Pennsylvania and stood right in front of Terry Kath and basically had a mystical experience. he knew right then he wanted to be a musician who fused together jazz, rock, pop, classical and world music styles that gave people a joy in their souls that is magical! Other major influences were seeing Billy Joel and Sting at the Spectrum in Philadelphia, seeing River Dance in London with Michael Flatley before it hit big and performing at A Dueling Piano bar at 8th & Market Streets in Philadelphia for 5 years. Todd O has performed over 6000 times the last 25 years while being a public school music teacher including singing with the legendary jazz-rock group Chicago, Pink, The Philly Pops Festival Chorus and The Philadelphia Orchestra. Todd currently teaches in the Wissahickon School District, doing music theater, a drum line, chorus, strings and a school rock band. Todd has taught over 15,000 students. Performing in many different rock bands himself, Crossmen drum & Bugle Corps and having his original music played on the radio, Todd has experienced a very rich musical life. Todd is a member of the Broadway Dreams Music Theater Community and even played a "detective" extra in the movie Law Abiding Citizen starring Gerard Butler and Jamie Foxx. Todd currently heads up a Billy Joel Tribute Band called "River Of Dreams" and performs his original music solo piano style. Todd has recorded 7 original albums:

 

Just Fly (1984)

Scented Like A Rose (1994)

2000 Years (1999)

Spirit Of Life (2001)

Living Free In A Beautiful World  (2003)

All That's Real (2007)

My Pennsylvania Home (2012)

 

Todd is currently working on an 8th original jazz rock album (with a working title of "In My Sweet Dreams") about the current state of the world, creating romance, and wondering about the future of this planet. 

 

Partial list of venues played:

 

Kimmel Center - Philadelphia PA

Eagles Stadium - Philadelphia PA

Mann Music Center - Philadelphia, PA

Mercer Museum - Doylestown, PA

Ritz Carlton - Philadelphia PA

Four Seasons - Philadelphia, PA

DaddyOs -Long Beach Island, NJ

Buckalews - Long Beach Island, NJ

Fuel House - Philadelphia (old MTV location) 

Union League -Philadelphia PA

Windrift - Avalon, NJ

Rocking Chair - Avalon, NJ

Lil Diddies Dueling Piano - (8th & Market) Philadelphia, PA

Chambers - Doylestown, PA

Moshulu Ship - Philadelphia PA

Central Park Summer Band Shell - Doylestown, PA

Plymouth Meeting Summer Band Shell - Plymouth Meeting, PA

Horsham Summer Band Shell - Horsham Park, PA

Upper Gwynedd Summer Band Shell - Lansdale, PA

Buckingham Township Summer Band Shell, Doylestown, PA

Bay Pony Inn - Lederach, PA

Boyertown Theater - Boyertown, PA