AARON ALON (Book, Lyrics, Music, Arrangements) is an award-winning writer, composer, and director-producer. His stage musicals include The Great White Way: the Bert Williams Musical, a 2023 finalist for the Stanley Drama Awards, and Mad!, which he cowrote with Russell Sarre. His feature film musical Bully was screened in film festivals around the world, winning over 20 festival awards, including Best Picture and Best Director. Aaron was a 2022 finalist for the Fred Ebb Award. His classical music has also been performed around the world, released on five CDs, and awarded numerous national and international composition honors. He is a member of ASCAP and is a founding member and president of the Board of Directors of Thunderclap Productions, a nonprofit production company based in Houston, and runs Aaron Alon Productions, which produces recordings and shorts on his YouTube channel, which has had over 8 million views. He holds a doctorate in music composition from Rice University and is an award-winning Professor of Music and Chair of the Visual & Performing Arts at Lone Star College-University Park in Houston, TX. Learn more at aaronalon.com.