Peter Lerman is an award-winning songwriter and composer for theater, television and film.  His original musical, “Brooklynite,” (New York Times Critics' Pick) written with co-writer and Tony Award-winning director Michael Mayer recently completed its sold-out run Off-Broadway at the Vineyard Theatre.  For his work in theater, Peter has won the Stephen Sondheim Young Artist Citation Award, a Dramatists Guild Fellowship, the Jonathan Larson Award from the American Theatre Wing, and the Kennedy Center-ACTF Musical Theater Award. Peter has contributed music to the Emmy Award-winning comedy “Modern Family” on ABC, is a music and sound consultant for the "House Hunters" franchise on HGTV, and also developed a musical movie based on his songs and original concept for MTV Films. Peter is a graduate of Columbia University where he wrote music and lyrics for the Columbia Varsity Show.