Jack B. Murphy is a composer, lyricist, and librettist, currently studying for his B.F.A. in Musical Theatre at Shenandoah Conservatory in Virginia. He has studied arranging with Broadway music director and arranger Patrick Brady (The Producers, Young Frankenstein, Closer Than Ever), as well as composition with Carnegie Mellon professor and National Alliance for Musical Theatre member Rick Edinger. In his time at SU, Jack has written his first length musical, Lilac, with his collaborator, Bailey Baker. With the help of an on campus group, Playwrights, Baker & Murphy have also written several award winning short musical pieces (Benji & Enough).