Stephanie Salzman is a multiplatinum, 4th generation New York songwriter, composer/lyricist who writes musical theater, pop for recording artists & opera/concert works.
Current projects include CROSSING OVER (co-writer: Deborah Brevoort) an Amish “hip pop” musical which received a USA Artists recording budget, was selected for ASCAP’S inaugural New Musical Theater Festival at Lied Center, Nebraska and had development and a reading at CAP 21, NYC. Her musical LEFT TO OUR OWN DEVICES was a 2013 Ronald Ruble New Play Award Finalist, readings at the Caryl Crane Youth Theater, Momentum Festival, NYC, & the Pallas Theater in Wash. DC. Stephanie’s commercial songs are published by Power Pitch Music & BOK Music. She runs Power Pitch Music Studio where she coaches, co-writes, vocal produces & develops young artists. She studied opera & composition with Leonardo Balada & Meyer Kupferman.
MFA: NYU Graduate Musical Theater Writing Program; BFA: Sarah Lawrence: LaGuardia H.S. Alum. Stephanie speaks French, plays tennis & resides in Manhattan with her French husband & their lively daughter, Juliette.
Recordings/TV/Film: Whitney Houston; 3LW/Cheetah Girls (Both multi Platinum); Gretchen Espina (Philippines Idol winner), Faith Hill; Miki Howard (Grammy nominated); Toshi Kubota (#1 in Japan); Carl Anderson (worldwide airplay); Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Soul Food, The Shield, Gameday, etc.
Theater: CROSSING OVER (Lied Center/staged reading); LEFT TO OUR OWN DEVICES (Caryl Crane Youth Theater); A Woman Alone With Out-of-State Plates (NYU; Director: Tom O’Horgan); TWO BARE ARMS (York Theater); Musical Theater Vignettes (Sanford Meisner, NYC); A Night Out With the Girls, nominated for MAC Outstanding Original Revue; SItting on the Edge of the Future (Amer. Music Theater Fest.); THE ODYSSEY/LOLA MONTEZ, (Carnegie Mellon).
Awards: Multiplatinum songwriter, Grammy nominated CD (Miki Howard); NAPM Songwriting Award; Anna Sosenko Foundation Award, Hammerstein/Tisch Scholarships, ASCAP; Meet the Composer; Penn Writers.
For reviews (NY Times, Rolling Stone, Billboard): www.powerpitchmusic.com