Loren Toplitz has played with numerous orchestras throughout the region, including The Cleveland Orchestra, Cleveland Opera Orchestra, Opera Circle, Columbus Symphony, Buffalo Philharmonic, Canton Symphony, Erie Philharmonic, Red {an orchestra}, Chautauqua Symphony and New World Symphony. He has also performed with The Pointer Sisters, Peter Cetera, Wynona Judd and Kenny Loggins. He has appeared on Public Broadcasting Service's "Reading Rainbow" 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)
  • International Music Festival at Baldwin Wallace University