Victoria Theodore is a pianist, singer-songwriter, composer, music director, producer and teacher. She received her Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Classical Piano Performance and Computer Music from Oberlin College / Conservatory of Music, and her Master of Arts degree in Classical Piano Performance from Stanford University.
Victoria was the Music Director and Pianist for Summer: The Donna Summer Musical (2017-2018), both in La Jolla and on Broadway. The musical is an homage to the life and career of the Disco Queen, using songs from her catalog. Summer opened at the La Jolla Playhouse on November 19, 2017 and on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater on April 28, 2018.
Victoria joined Beyoncé’s Formation World Tour in March 2016, after having been in Stevie Wonder’s touring band since August 2007. She has traveled around the world, performed for dignitaries such as President Obama and 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 and singer for the short-lived return of the Arsenio Hall Show.
Victoria has performed with legendary artists such as Sting, Prince, B.B. King, Tony Bennett, Esperanza Spalding, John Mayer, Gladys Knight, Earth Wind & Fire and San Francisco Bay Area legends such as Sheila E. and Ledisi.
Victoria is respected for her wide-ranging musical versatility and prowess. Her debut album of original music, “Grateful”, was released September 1, 2015. Her new project EnSPirits (a collaboration with multi-hyphenate artist, Dave Tweedie) will be released this summer.