Todd Cope

Todd Cope

Principal Clarinet

Todd Cope studied with Yehuda Gilad at the Colburn Conservatory and with Richie Hawley at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory. After holding positions with the New World Symphony and Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, he joined the OSM in 2014. He currently teaches at the Schulich School of Music of McGill University and is an exclusive artist for Buffet Crampon and Vandoren.

Joined the OSM in: 2014

Previous positions: Second Clarinet of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (2011–2013), New World Symphony (2007–2010)

Model of Instrument: Clarinet by Buffet Crampon

Hometown: Dallas

Favourite composer: Brahms

Recent recordings: Franz Schubert—Octet in F major and Beethoven & Strauss—Septet in E-flat major and Till Eulenspiegel with the Soloists of the OSM (Analekta)

Awards and scholarships: Scholarships from the Aspen and Eastern Music Festivals National Repertory Orchestra, Music Academy of the West and the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz (Austria)