Todd O - Vocalist, piano, drums, songwriter/composer
Todd Omohundro has sung with Pink, Chicago, Broadway Stars, The Philadelphia Orchestra, The 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 and 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 10,000 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 sings in the Philly Pops Festival Chorus and heads up a Sting & The Police Tribute Band called "Stingchronicity" while continuing to perform his original music solo piano style. He also serves as a voting member of The Grammy Awards.
Partial list of venues played:
Kimmel Center - Philadelphia PA
Philadelphia Eagles Lincoln Financial Stadium
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
Todd Omohundro Career Highlights
Composed and recorded 10 albums of original music/lyrics (over 77 original songs)
Performed with Crossmen Jr. Drum & Bugle Corps in front of 30,000 people in Montreal Olympic Stadium
Sang onstage twice with Chicago in front of thousands (Atlantic City, Red Bank)
Sang with Pink in Doylestown, PA
Sang in chorus with Philadelphia Orchestra Mann Music Center
Sang in chorus behind Philly Pops for 3 sold out shows at Kimmel Center
Created Sting & The Police Tribute Band "Stingchronicity"
Created Billy Joel Tribute Band "River Of Dreams"
Performed with many Broadway Stars and TV Stars
Directed 8 Broadway Jr Musicals
Created an elementary drum line that hundreds of kids have participated in
Created an elementary rock band
Toured countries in Europe as singer/drummer
Taught over 10,000 music students during 26 years of public school music teaching