Gary Sironen is a playwright, lyricist, composer and musician in Grand Rapids, MI. He has written or collaborated on four full-length musicals, Reformation (book/lyrics/music), Voices (book/lyrics/music), both of which were self-produced; Please Come Home for Christmas (music & lyrics), and Fable Us! (music); two short musicals, Martin's Christmas Carol (book/lyrics adaptation/music), and SHELL SHOCKED (music) ; and several short plays. His 10 minute monologue, I Can Fly, has received a live production, a couple of streamed productions, and is being published in a collection of short plays entitled GO PLAY OUTSIDE, to be published by Applause Books in May 2022.
He has contributed music and been music director for several high school and community theatre musical productions. As a church music director, he has written over 100 worship songs, choral anthems and worship liturgies in a variety of musical styles. Gary is a former public-school band & choir director, a member of the Dramatists Guild of America, TheaterMakers Studio, and the Grand Rapids Federation of Musicians, Local 56 of the American Federation of Musicians.