Brendan Milburn


2009 recipient of the ASCAP Foundation Richard Rogers New Horizons Award, Brendan Milburn is a composer who writes musicals, produces records and plays in a theatrical power trio called GrooveLily.  With his wife and collaborator Valerie Vigoda, Brendan has written music and/or lyrics for Striking 12 (Off-Broadway, regional and Theatreworks, directed by Ted Sperling), Sleeping Beauty Wakes (Center Theatre Group and Deaf West), Toy Story:  The Musical (Disney Creative Entertainment), Long Story Short (Pittsburgh City Theatre, Theatreworks), and A Midsummer Night's Dream (Paper Mill Playhouse and McCarter Theatre, directed by Tina Landau) and Ernest Shackleton Loves Me (in development).  Their songs are prominently featured in three upcoming Disney animated films about Tinker Bell.  Brendan and Valerie are two time recipients of the Jonathan Larson Award (2006 and 2008).

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Video 2/13/2010: Valerie Vigoda / Brendan Milburn

A two-time winner of the Jonathan Larson Award for Excellence in Writing, Vigoda performs with her husband and longtime collaborator Milburn; both are members of the trio Groovelily.

Brendan Milburn