Jarrett Murray was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. He is an Alumni of American University having graduated with a Bachelors of Art in Music with a concentration in Music Composition, studying at American University. He has studied Classical Bass with Edgardo Malaga and currently studies with NSO Bassist Paul Denola. He has studied piano with Dr. Ann Kang and Dr. Matthew Van Hoose. He has studied composition with Dr. Joshua Bayer. He writes for a wide range of music however chooses to focus on Musical Theater. He’s written and music directed a two one act musicals “Expressions of Love” and “We Are Here”. He also is a freelance bassist playing in the DC area. He has worked on many productions some of which include the various American University Orchestral Ensembles, The Rainbow Theater Project and More. His previous credits include Rent - Bass (AU DPA), Spring Awakening- Bass (AU DPA), Expressions of Love, writer and music director (AU Players),You're A Good Man Charlie Brown - Music Director (AU Players), Musical Theatre Cabaret 2015 - Asist. Music Director (AU Players), Hair - Music Director (AU Players), Nostalgia Night (AU Players), and We Are Here, writer and music director. He has also received the 2017 Koster Summer Study Grant. He’ll be going to NYU Tisch for his MFA in Musical Theater writing.