Ben Folds

Multi-platinum selling singer/songwriter/producerBen Foldsfirst found success with the Ben Folds Five.  He’s gone on to have a successful solo career, writing, recording and performing pop hits, as well as a recent new Concerto for Piano and Orchestra.

Folds also achieved critical acclaim for his insight as a judge on NBC's a cappella competition "The Sing-Off” for the show’s first five seasons.

In recent years, he’s made cameo appearances in film and TV, including a role on Comedy Central’s “Community.” He’s also written and recorded numerous songs for film and TV.

Folds, who serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Nashville Symphony, premiered his critically acclaimed Concerto in Nashville, and has been performing select movements of it and other orchestrations of his pop hits with major symphonies before sold out crowds across the globe.

He is releasing in the Fall of 2015 a new album – “So There” - which features the Concerto, along with eight new “chamber rock” songs, and he continues to tour, playing symphony halls, as well as performances in rock venues. 

In addition to his self-described love of making music “for humans,” Folds is also an avid photographer, and is a member of the distinguished Sony Artisans of Imagery.

Folds is also an advocate for music education and music therapy as a member of Artist Committee of the Americans For The Arts.

A Nashville resident, Folds owns and operates Grand Victor Sound Studio (aka Historic RCA Studio A), home to thousands of legendary recording sessions in all genres of music – from Elvis to the Monkees, Dolly Parton to Kacey Musgraves, Tony Bennett to Brian Setzer.

Rob Challice
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