Todd DelGiudice grew up in south Florida where he studied clarinet with Richard Hancock of the Florida Philharmonic and saxophone with Professor Gary Keller of the University of Miami. Todd is a graduate of the University of Miami, where he received a Bachelors of Music as well as a Masters of Music under instruction of Gary Keller, Gary Campbell (saxophone), William Klinger and Margaret Donahue (clarinet). During this time he performed professionally with The Florida Philharmonic, The New World Symphony, Ray Charles, The Woody Herman Big Band and Natalie Cole among many others. While still an undergrad at UM, Todd became a featured member of one of Red Rodney's last working quintets. He also recorded albums with Phil Flanigan, Duffy Jackson, Dennis Marks and the University of Miami Concert Jazz Band. Before completing his masters degree, Todd moved to New York City, where in the space of two years he performed with Maria Schneider, John Fedchock, Rich Perry, Ingrid Jensen, Donny McCaslin and Rick Margitza as well as leading his own group playing in The Knitting Factory and other venues.