Leon Chodos has been in the role of Contrabassoonist and Associate Principal Bassoonist with the Utah Symphony since 2007. Prior to his time with the Utah Symphony, Mr. Chodos was the contrabassoonist with the Oregon Symphony, the Colorado Symphony and the San Jose Symphony. Mr. Chodos received his Bachelor of Music from California State University, Northridge, studying with Michele Grego. He received his Masters of Music from the University of Michigan and studied with Richard Beene and Robert Williams. During his time with the Utah Symphony, Mr. Chodos has performed many concerts with the Nova Chamber Music Series. He is also currently the Adjunct professor of bassoon for Utah State University and Utah Valley University. He has also performed at the Grand Teton Music Festival.