Dr. Edward Trimis (BA, MA, EdD.) has worked for many years as a musician, music educator, and administrator in Los Angeles at all levels and has been responsible for many reforms and innovative music and arts programs in schools featured in several newspapers and local and national journals. Trimis is an active composer/arranger, pianist, and has extensive experience playing and directing musical theater productions, experience as a band leader and side-line musician, and extensive experience as an accompanist and vocal coach for singers of all levels. Dr. Trimis' has composed and arranged performed works for school groups from elementary school through college including concert band, symphony and string orchestra, jazz ensemble, vocal jazz ensemble, and choir. He has also written or arranged music for several musicals including "Real Life, A New Musical" in the 1990's. Trimis is proud member of Professional Musicians Local 47 and ASCAP.