Dionne McClain-Freeney - composer, lyricist, music director
Dionne McClain-Freeney, pianist, composer, lyricist, choral and musical director, arranger, singer and teaching artist’s credits include accompaniment in some of New York’s most beloved churches, appearances here and abroad, including Joe’s Pub, and off-Broadway musical direction. Her award-winning compositions and arrangements (New York Philharmonic, NYMF, GLAAD Media Award nominee) include “The Harriet Holland Social Club Presents the 84th Annual Star-Burst Cotillion in the Grand Ballroom of the Renaissance Hotel”(music and lyrics; play by Colette Robert), “Going Home: A Movement of Voices” (Allison Sniffin, co-composer), “The Movie Star and The Mammy,” (music; book and lyrics by Bil Wright), “The Sugar Hill Sisters” (music; book and lyrics by Bil Wright), and “This One Girl’s Story” (music and lyrics; book by Bil Wright). Dionne has also provided arrangements and musical direction for Theater Breaking Through Barriers and Piper Theatre. She’s a composer in the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theater Workshop.