LAURA GOOD Composer. Writer. Musician. lauragood(at)twigs.comlaura.twigs.comtwigs.comladyship.twigs.comEducationColumbia College • B.A. Music Composition and Creative Writing with honorsBloom School of Jazz • Vocal/piano performance
Composer/Lyricist/Librettist/ArrangerMUSICAL THEATER• LadyShip (Composer, Lyricist, Book Writer) Grand Jury Selection Next Link Project NYMF 2019, at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theater, NYC Full ProductionIn Progress Works:• “Norm Night” One-Act Musical“As If I Care” Musical“The Undertow” Multi-Media (Lars Darvo)Commission for Chorus: “New Takes on Old songs of the Blue Ridge”
Composer/Songwriter/Producer“Flying Kites“ • Single (The Twigs)“The Undertow” • Multi-Media (Lars Darvo)“Is This The Start, Is This The End” • Single, (Family Fold)“Jump Right In” • CD (The Twigs)“You Say Ah” • CD (The Twigs)“The Universe Tonight” • CD (The Twigs)“Bring Me The Head of Eternity” • CD (The Twigs)“Ringing Bell” • Single, Cicatrix (Lover Mi Lou)“Butterfly” • Single (The Twigs)“Baby Don’t Cry” • Single, Land of Nod Compilation (The Twigs)
Singer/Songwriter/Multi-InstrumentalistThe Twigs: 1996-Present: Co-founder of alternative pop band that has written, produced and released five CDs, numerous EPs and music videos. Extensive touring and performing experience nationally and internationally. Featured music heard on Radio, TV and Film, Full list upon request.
Performer/Collaboratorwith Dan Carlson: Featured musician, New York and England 2017, Bouffant Collective UKCo-writer of various songs with many artists including Paul Andrews (Lazy Susan), Australia
SkillsComposer, lyricist, book writer, creative writer, multi-instrumentalist: piano, guitar, ukulele, bass, keyboards, Proficient in Pro-Tools, Reason programming and video editing.
Awards• Finalist: Richard Rodgers Award for Musical Theater 2020• Grand Jury Selection “LADYSHIP” Next Link Project, New York Musical Festival 2019• Anna Sosenko Assist Trust Grant —awarded for 2019 production of“LadyShip"LadyShip Awards: NYMF 2019 Finalist for: Best Design, Outstanding Performer in Lead Role, Outstanding Performer in Supporting RoleSelected for ASCAP Professional Writers Workshop Nashville, TNAlbert P. Weisman Award for one - woman show “Love School”Grand Prize 2001 Shure Musical Roots Contest for the Twigs, Performer/Producer
Professional OrganizationsProfessional Organizations: The Recording Academy, Voting Member, Los Angeles Chapter; Chicago Chapter Co-creator of The Songwriting Committee; Mentors: Doug Lofstrom, Bill Russo
RADIO: The Twigs have been featured artists on SIRIUS-XM Satellite Radio. Other radio plays include KCRW, WXRT, KXLU, Q101, WGRD, WLAY (Top 5 CMJ), KMNR, WWRM, WBCR, Pop Dreams – FRANCE, KDSU, WEFT, WCCR, WZRD, WLFM, WIIL, WWSP, and WNUR and many more...ON STAGE: The Twigs perform as a duo or with a band and have played hundreds of shows all over the world. Highlights include Troubadour — LA, House of Blues & The Double Door — Chicago, The Bluebird Cafe — Nashville, Mercury Lounge & CBGB’s — NYC, Metro,Schuba’s, MCA — Chicago, Melkweg — Amsterdam, SXSW — Austin, Wisc. & S.East Regions/NACA Conferences [4 time Showcase Headliners], The Fine Line — Minneapolis. Full list of performances is available upon request.
Film, TVThe Twigs’ music has been featured in:CRUEL INTENTIONS III – “Love, Love, Love” (Remix) MEN IN TREES (ABC) – “Oh Mary” and “Cha-Cha Love” EMILY’S REASONS WHY NOT (ABC) – “It’s Alright”CANADIAN FASHION TELEVISION – “Oh Mary”TANGLED – “Blue”SKETCHES – “Revelation” & “Home”IMAGEMIND TV: Live In-Concert @Double Door in ChicagoJBTV: Video Rotation of “Blue” & Live On-Air PerformanceWGN-TV –The Morning Show: Live In-Studio Appearance