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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.
Over 22 years of choral conducting.
Many styles of accompanying, including Ballet, Jazz, Tap and Modern.
Currently on Staff as "Associate Instructor for Dance" at Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
CSSA, Valencia, CA
Pasadena Dance Theatre, Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Ballet Academy, Encino, CA
Los Angeles Pierce College, Woodland Hills, CA
Ballet Studio By the Sea, Malibu, CA - JoAnna Jarvis
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.
Musical Direction and Performing. Live audition pianist.
November 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.