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Lisa Sniderman-Composer, Playwright, Lyricist, Librettist, Singer-Songwriter, Recording Artist, Performing Artist
Lisa Sniderman, an award-winning San Francisco-based Playwright and quirky folk pop Artist (Aoede), creates unique full-length fantasy musicals, records them on audiobooks and adapts them to musical theater stage plays. Aoede has received more than 35 awards for songwriting, audiobooks and stage plays since 2012. Highlights include: Independent Music Awards Vox Pop Winner 2014; International Songwriting Competition 2013, 2012 Winner; John Lennon Songwriting Contest 2013, 2012 Finalist. “Do You Believe In Magic?” (DYBIM Aug 2015) is Aoede's third award-winning inventive alternative musical/rock opera for tweens and all "kids at heart" who resonate with the fantasy genre (think Harry Potter and Percy Jackson meet Into The Woods!). DYBIM audiobook has received five Children’s awards, an endorsement from KIDS FIRST! and was considered for Best Musical Theater Album in the 58th Grammy Awards. It has been adapted into a musical stage play, had a staged reading May 2015 in San Francisco, and is an Official Finalist for Beverly Hills 2015 Screenplay Contest. DYBIM the musical stage play is fiscally sponsored by Intersection for the Arts in SF. "What Are Dreams Made Of?" (WADMO) (Sep 2013), Aoede’s second fantasy musical, an inventive meld of magic, mythology and music, received six Children's Awards, an endorsement from KidsFirst, six stage play awards, and was considered for Best Children's Album in 56th Grammy Awards. WADMO was one of three finalists in Ronald Ruble Play Festival and was staged by Carol Crane Youth Theatre in Ohio, May 2, 2015. WADMO had its first successful staged reading May 2014 in San Carlos, California.