Laurence Dresner

Membership: ASCAP
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BA music composition and performance SUNY
MA in composition New England Conservatory of Music
Studied with: Bud DeTar, George Russell, Jimmy Guiffre, William Thomas McKinley, David Liebman, David Baker, Jamey Aebersold, Miroslav Viteous

Past participant in ASCAP musical theatre workshop
Member of ASCAP, MACNYC, Dramatist Guild
Member of the Long Island Philharmonic’s Chorus

Homeseekers (book and lyrics by Allen Deitch) – 1981 Urban Arts Theatre

Lying and Other Misdemeanors (book by Roberto Monticello) – 1984 Vandam Theatre

Heartbeat (book and lyrics by Dale Johnson) – Pallson’s/Duplex 1986

Tiffany (book and lyrics by Dale Johnson) – chosen as a “recommended work” by the National Music Theater Network.

Lysistrata (book by Aristophanes, lyrics by Doris Willens) – staged readings

She Stoops to Conquer (book by Goldsmith, lyrics by Eben Keyes) – staged readings