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 also had development and a reading at CAP 21, NYC. Her pop/rock 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, and the Pallas Theater in Washington DC. Stephanie’s commercial songs are published by Power Pitch Music & Kobalt Music. She runs Power Pitch Music Studio where she coaches, co-writes, vocal produces, records & develops young artists. She studied opera and composition with Leonardo Balada and Meyer Kupferman. MFA: NYU Musical Theater 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. See website for reviews.
- NYC/Tri-State Area
- Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
- Theatrical Lyricist
- Music Director/Conductor (Not Pianist)
- Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
- Vocal Arranger
- Music Producer/Record Producer
- Voice teacher with roster of private students
- THE DRAMATISTS GUILD