Holly Yurth Richards

Holly Yurth Richards

Biography

Holly Yurth Harmon is a composer/lyricist, librettist, essayist, poet and performer. Her musical-in-progress, WELCOME TO ZION, was presented as part of the 2019 Fertile Ground Festival of New Works at Artists Repertory Theatre in Portland, OR. She was a featured songwriter at the July 2018 Dramatists Guild National Conference in NYC. In June 2018 she was an invited playwright at the San Diego International Fringe Festival. She was a panelist at BroadwayCon 2018 in NYC. She is a recent winner of That 24 Hour Thing Playwriting Competition (May 2018). She wrote and starred in her one-woman musical named POP! GOES THE BUBBLE, in the 2017 Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival at the Vieve Gore Concert Hall in Salt Lake City. She is a member of the Dramatists Guild, the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP), and LineStorm Playwrights. She graduated from Marylhurst University in Portland, Oregon, where she was a recipient of the Thomas A. Binford Scholarship for Writing from 2015-2018. She is a past grand prize winner in the Utah Young Writers @ Work Competition, and has received honors from both the League of Utah Writers and the Utah State Poetry Society.

Experience

  • Education

Regions

  • NYC Area
  • Seattle
  • Other US Cities

Expertise

  • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
  • Bookwriter/Librettist
  • Music Assistant
  • Songwriter
  • Singer/Songwriter
  • Orchestrator
  • Vocal Arranger
  • Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
  • Music Transcriber

Instruments

  • Piano
  • Synth - keyboards
  • Voice

Software

  • Finale
  • GarageBand
  • Pro-Tools
  • Other

Affiliations

  • ASCAP
  • THE DRAMATISTS GUILD

Preferred Pronouns

  • She/Her