JOHN BUCCHINO (Guest Artist) is the composer/lyricist of the Broadway musical A Catered Affair. Additionally, he has written songs for the musicals Urban Myths and Lavender Girl. It’s Only Life, a revue of his songs, was presented at Lincoln Center. He has been honored as recipient of The Johnny Mercer Songwriter Award (1997), The Songwriters’ Fellowship Award (1998), The ASCAP Foundation Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award (1998), The Second Stage Constance Klinsky Award (2000), The Gilman & Gonzalez-Falla Commendation Award (2000), The Jonathan Larson Award (2001), The Kleban Award (2001) and the first annual Fred Ebb Award (2005). His songs for the Dreamworks animated film Joseph, King Of Dreams include "Better Than I," which won the 2000 Video Premiere Award for best song. Recordings include: Grateful, The Songs Of John Bucchino, Solitude Lessons, On Richard Rodgers’ Piano, It’s Only Life and the original Broadway cast album of A Catered Affair.