Joe Lawrence, musician
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Joe Lawrence is on call as a solo pianist, rehearsal pianist for operas and musicals, vocal and instrumental accompanist and coach, arranger and composer for film scores and choral works, as well as private piano teacher. He recently wrote and produced an original musical to raise awareness for AIDS. He is currently on staff at Cal Arts as dance class accompanist. A graduate from CSU Northridge, Mr. Lawrence is also music director for Mount Hollywood Congregational Church where he is the organist, pianist and choir director.

Will play for just about anything.

Currently Music Director for Mount Hollywood Congregational Church, Los Angeles, CA
Currently Music Director for The Trans Chorus of Los Angeles

Over 22 years of choral conducting.

Vocal Accompanying

Over 25 years of private teaching experience. A prior member of the MTAC (Music Teachers' Assocciation, Calfornia), San Fernando North Valley Branch.

Arranging, Transcriptions, Orchestrating, Midi Transcriptions. Finale program.


Vocal Coaching

Musical Direction and Performing. Live audition pianist.

Red Ribbon MusicalNovember 29, 2009
"Red Ribbon" (musical)
at Hollywood Lutheran Church
Los Angeles, CA
*writer, lyricist, performer, producer

This original musical tells the story of six lives, three couples, in the unfolding events of 1990-1992 AIDS epidemic before the "AIDS Ribbon" first appeared on the Tony Awards show. Directed by Jerry Craig.

Additional Works coming soon.





Penny DiMarco audition
Madame Thenardier from "Les Miserables".
Joe Lawrence, piano.
Hollywood, CA, March 9, 2014

My arrangement of "Dust In The Wind"
From "WIND", a benefit concert for the victims of the Joplin Missouri tornado.
Hollywood, CA, September 10, 2011. Used with permission.

"Chacarera" - Alberto Ginastera
Ricardo Parra, tenor, Joe Lawrence, piano
Hollywood, CA, April 23, 2009

Los Angeles Pierce College Dance Recital
Emily Mayne, choreographer, Joe Lawrence, composer
Woodland Hills, CA, May, 2009

Conductor: Joe Lawrence.
Vocal Quintet: Rada Jovicic - soprano, Missy Nieto - alto, Elliott Traylor - tenor, Eric Choi - tenor, Eldon Turner - bass.
String Quartet: Paula Kuhr - violin, Edgar Sandoval - violin, Bryan Gonzalez - viola, Danica Pinner - 'cello.
Good Shepherd Church Pasadena CA, April 24, 2011