Ron Barnett is a composer living in Los Angeles, where he is director of music and sacred arts at Saint Mark's Episcopal Church in Glendale, Calif. His latest musical, Around the World in 80 Days, with book and lyrics by Julianne Homokay, premiered at the Fulton Theatre, Lancaster, Pa., in March 2007. His other works include scores and sound designs for the world premiere productions of Lightning Rod, Treasure, The French Lieutenant's Woman, The Turn of the Screw and Cyrano. Barnett has scored more than two dozen shows for regional children's theatre, some of which have toured nationally. His work has been performed at the Producers Association of Children's Theatre in New York City and the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., and been nominated for TCG Awards. He is currently a member of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Advanced Workshop, New York. With Greg Edwards, Barnett was a finalist for the 2010 Fred Ebb Award.