2004Sim Shalom
Lawrence RushLawrence Rush is a composer and lyricist as well as a professional singer and actor. His choral compositions include a complete Friday night Shabbat service for cantor, choir, and organ and Kedusha for cantor and large chorus. He has composed art songs, popular songs, and musicals. He is currently a member of the BMI Musical Theater Workshop and is working on a new musical and an opera. As a performer, he was a full-time member of the San Francisco Opera chorus and has performed many roles in both opera and musical theater. Most recently, he was seen as Bob Cratchit in the national tour of Scrooge, the Musical. He has sung tenor in Park Avenue Synagogue’s Shabbat quartet for many years.