As a motivational professional speaker, North Wood has given presentations for countless Universities, corporations, associations and organizations throughout the United States. North Wood‘s motivational style is a result of years of speaking and performing on the concert stage. Of all motivational speakers across the country, he is best-known for the most inspiring, insightful, and unique presentations.
North Wood is a professional speaker, award winning artist, writer, teacher and consultant, and has been seen on over twenty television programs discussing his philosophies and techniques regarding the nature of talent and achievement. North Wood has also worked as a Certified Clinical Therapist helping people reach their goals before becoming a full-time professional speaker, and has worked with many of the most famous, highly-respected artists and creative minds in the world.
After having won numerous awards and competitions, North Wood, at the age of twenty-three, won the concertmaster position (1st chair) of the prestigious YMF Debut Orchestra conducted by world renowned conductor and motion Picture composer, Lalo Schifrin (Mission Impossible, Mannix, The Three Tenors), and guest conductor, John Williams (Star Wars, Boston Pops, Schindler’s List). This honor placed North Wood in the upper echelon of top college level instrumentalists in the western region. Since then, he has won many competitions and gone on to record and perform with nationally-recognized major orchestral ensembles, Academy Award-winning movies and over two hundred major motion pictures. North Wood has also performed major violin concertos with symphony orchestras and the world’s most famous Grammy Award-winning artists.