School of Music Visiting Artist
Todd Sickafoose is a Tony and Grammy award-winning composer, producer, arranger, orchestrator, bandleader, and double bassist. He's known for his versatile musicality and has performed worldwide at renowned venues and festivals. Sickafoose has collaborated with Ani DiFranco for nearly two decades, resulting in seven albums and over 1000 shows together. He played a pivotal role in the success of Anaïs Mitchell's folk opera, Hadestown, winning eight Tony Awards including Best Orchestrations. Sickafoose's band, Tiny Resistors, has been featured at prestigious festivals and lauded by critics. He recently composed "Bear Proof," a chamber jazz piece commissioned by the Doris Duke Foundation.