Todd Wieczorek

Assistant Professor
Voice Division Coordinator
Office: MB 207
Phone: (519) 661-2111 x85398

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).

Dr. Wieczorek’s musical training started in his hometown of South Bend, IN. He went on to earn his BMus in Voice Performance at Wheaton College’s Conservatory of Music, his MMus from the University of Kansas, and finishing his DM at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music (Bloomington). 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.

In addition to performing, Dr. Wieczorek holds the rank of Assistant Professor of Music here at Western University’s Don Wright Faculty of Music. His students sing in many opera houses across North America, have been accepted into national and international young artist programs, and have gone on to study at prestigious institutions internationally. His teaching areas include Voice, Lyric Diction (Italian and German), DMA Vocal Pedagogy, and DMA Vocal Repertoire (Opera and German Lieder). He coordinates the Fridays@12:30 Concert Series and the Western Performs Series in collaboration with the School for Advanced Studies in Arts and Humanities here at Western. He is a frequent guest clinician and adjudicator.