Ben Folds

Ben Folds is an American musician who has recorded pop albums with Ben Folds Five, solo albums, a classical piano concerto, and collaborations with musicians ranging from Regina Spektor to William Shatner. In 2017, Folds was designated the first ever creative advisor to the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center, after serving as a judge on NBC's acclaimed a cappella show The Sing-Off for five seasons. He serves on the renowned Artist Council of Americans for the Arts and as chairman of the national ArtsVote 2020 effort. He is an ardent advocate for arts education and music therapy.