BRET SIMMONS (Composer of The First Gentleman) is the composer of musicals including Falling For Eve with co-writers David Howard and Joe DiPietro, which enjoyed a successful Off-Broadway run this year; Lucky Star which premiered at Phoenix Theatre in 2008; and Changing Minds which is being licensed by Theatrical Rights Worldwide. He has also written many songs that have been featured in live stage shows and special events for numerous clients ranging from The Walt Disney Company to Vee Corp. to the Olympics.
Bret has been a staff songwriter for a variety of music publishers, including EMI Music Publishing, Al Gallico Music Corp., and Famous Music Corp. Recordings of his work have been released on CBS/SONY records and Walt Disney Records. He also works as a Music Director for The Walt Disney Company.