Grammy-nominated artist Rona Siddiqui is a composer/lyricist based in NYC. She is a recipient of the Jonathan Larson Grant and Billie Burke Ziegfeld award and was named one of Broadway Women's Fund's Women to Watch. Her show Salaam Medina: Tales of a Halfghan, an autobiographical comedy about growing up bi-ethnic in America, has had a concert at 54 Below and development at Playwrights Horizons (dir. by Raja Feather Kelly). Other musicals include One Good Day, Hip Hop Cinderella, and The Tin. She is the recipient of the ASCAP Harold Adamson Lyric Award, the ASCAP Foundation Mary Rodgers/Lorenz Hart Award and ASCAP Foundation/Max Dreyfus Scholarship. Commissions: A More Perfect Union (Arena Stage), Kirdle & Miffins: Curiosity Saved the Cats (Keen Teens), Untitled Play (Noor Theatre Company). Residencies: Musical Theatre Factory's Makers Residency, Ars Nova's Vision Residency. Music Direction: A Strange Loop - Broadway (Obie Winner and Grammy nominee), Bella: An American Tall Tale - Off Broadway, Who's Your Baghdaddy, or How I Started the Iraq War - Off Broadway. Orchestration: Monsoon Wedding, An Untitled New Play by Justin Timberlake, numerous albums - Broadway Records, Broadway Backwards. Faculty member: BerkleeNYC, New York University.