A native of North Augusta, South Carolina, Todd Jenkins was educated at the University of South Carolina and Ithaca College. ln addition to his duties with the Charleston Community Band, Todd is on the staff of the Leonard School of Music and Charleston Southern University, and teaches trumpet for the music programs at Wando High School and the Charleston School of the Arts. Todd has performed with The Charleston Symphony, The Augusta Opera, The King's Brass and The Syracuse Symphony. He also leads his own brass ensemble, The Crescent Brass. Todd and his wife, Kate (a professional trombonist) live in Charleston with their young son, dogs, cats and turtle.
Susan P. DuPuis has enjoyed playing trumpet with the Charleston Community Band since 1989 and has served as Assistant Director since 2007. A Graduate of Furman University, she studied trumpet with Richard Steffen and earned a Bachelors Degree in Music Education. Mrs. DuPuis is currently the Assistant Director of Bands at Cario Middle School and has previously served as director of bands at St. Andrew's High School and at C. E. Williams Middle School in Charleston. Susan is married to W. Scot DuPuis. They have two sons, Drew and Peter.