Composer Marianna Rosett was born in Tirgu Mures, Romania, studied at the Rubin Academy in Jerusalem, and has a bachelors and a master’s degree from the Juilliard School, where she also served on the faculty for 34 years. Marianna is a concert pianist and composer whose works have been heard at Lincoln Center, La Scala, and many other global venues. Her musical, EDWIN, premiered at the St. Clement’s Theater in New York City in 2016.
Lyricist, Brooke Bailey Johnson, is a writer, producer, and television executive whose positions include President of Food Network and General Manager of A&E. She holds a BA from Northwestern and an MS from the Medill school of Journalism.