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Victoria Theodore

Victoria Theodore

Biography

Victoria Theodore is a pianist, singer-songwriter, composer, music director, producer and teacher. She graduated from Oberlin College / Conservatory of Music (2 Bachelor’s Degrees) and Stanford University (Master’s Degree)

She is on the creative team developing a musical about Marian Anderson, Co-Arranged / Orchestrated “America the Beautiful” for Super Bowl LIII, was Beyoncé’s pianist for Kobe Bryant’s Memorial, Music Director for Playbill’s Women in Theatre: A Centennial Celebration and Summer: The Donna Summer Musical (2017-2018), in La Jolla and on Broadway.

Victoria joined Beyoncé’s Formation World Tour in 2016, after having been in Stevie Wonder’s touring band since 2007. She has traveled the world, performed for dignitaries such as President Obama, Queen Elizabeth and the Royal Family, accompanied musical icons of every genre, is featured in Stevie's DVD "Live At Last", and is seen in the Oscar winning documentary "Twenty Feet From Stardom". In 2013/2014, Victoria performed as keyboardist, singer, Co-Arranger, Assistant MD for the short-lived return of the Arsenio Hall Show.

Victoria is respected for her wide-ranging musical versatility and prowess. Her debut album of original music “Grateful” was released on September 1, 2015. Her band, EnSpirits, is a collaborative Alternative Jazz /R&B project with multi-hyphenate artist Dave Tweedie.

Professional Experience

  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education
  • TV/Film
  • Tours

Regions

  • LA/Southern California
  • Northern California

Hireable as

  • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
  • Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
  • Songwriter
  • Singer/Songwriter
  • Orchestrator
  • Vocal Arranger
  • Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
  • Pit Musician (Keyboards)
  • Music Contractor/Coordinator
  • Music Producer/Record Producer
  • Audition Pianist
  • Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist

Instruments

  • Piano
  • Voice

Software

  • Dorico
  • GarageBand
  • Logic
  • MainStage
  • Pro-Tools

Affiliations

  • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)
  • BMI

Current HS, College, or Grad Student?

  • Yes

Person of Color?

  • Yes

Pronouns

  • She/Her