Peter Lerman's “Brooklynite,” an original musical with co-writer and director Michael Mayer is currently running Off-Broadway at the Vineyard Theatre. He has also has written “The Sacred Harp,” a musical about a struggling guitar builder in Appalachia which was presented at the Disney/ASCAP Musical Theatre Workshop. 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 and and developed a musical movie based on his original concept for MTV Films with screenwriter Jennifer Maisel. Peter is a graduate of Columbia University where he wrote music and lyrics for the Columbia Varsity Show.