Trumpeter Loren Toplitz has played with numerous orchestras throughout the region. His experience stretches beyond the traditional: Mr. Toplitz has also performed with The Pointer Sisters, Peter Cetera, Wynona Judd, and Kenny Loggins. He has appeared on Public Broadcasting Service's "Reading Rainbow" TV show and was heard on National Public Radio's "Performance Today."


  • BM, the Juilliard School
  • MM, Cleveland Institute of Music
  • Principal teachers include Michael Sachs, Philip Smith and Chris Gekker

Teaching Experience

  • Cleveland Institute of Music
    • 2002–present
  • Baldwin-Wallace College
    • International Music Festival