Laura Sullivan is a pianist, composer, and recording artist.
Her music appears in videos and commercials, including a recent Hyundai ad with voice over by Jeff Bridges, and an infomercial for Everyday Paleo. Her music is also featured in the Emmy Award Winning documentary "Walk into the Wild: Spirit of Itasca" and the Emmy Award Winning documentary "The Greatest Silent Sport", which was also awarded at the Fargo Film Festival. She composed original music for the film "Valentines Day Special" (starring Jon Polito). She also performed the music for the track "Sleepwalking on a Tightrope" written by Roy Finch for the movie "Wake." She was the composer for the feature film "Emotions" directed by Gio Vitelle which premiered at the New York Independent Film and Video Festival. She also composed and produced original music for the short film Nine and A Half Minutes Left directed by Gunther Thallinger.
Her release, Mystical America, was named #1 New Age Album by Wind and Wire.
Laura is a member of the piano artist collective Whisperings Solo Piano Radio founded by composer, pianist and radio programmer, David Nevue. This artist community promotes through its radio station and concert tours with artists including David Nevue, Scott D. Davis, Suzanne Ciani, David Lanz, Wayne Gratz, and Robin Spielberg.
Ms. Sullivan was chosen as a featured artist on a TV Pilot, Music Across America, produced by legendary Jazz artist, Stanley Clarke.
Laura's CDs "Mystical America" and "Pianoscapes for the Trails of North America" were produced by acclaimed artist Chris Camozzi, (appearing with artists Jeff Lorber, Michael Bolton, Maria Carey, Barbara Streisand and many others).
Some of the wonderful artists who have performed with Laura on her recordings are Diane Grubbe (flute), Mary Pitchford (violin), Noel Jewkes (saxophone), and Anthony Blea (violin), flugelhorn and trumpet player Jeff Oster (winner of Echoes, NAR Lifestyle, and Independent Music Awards, and ZMR record of the year 2011), Grammy Award winning artist Nancy Rumbel (of Tingstad and Rumbel), virtuoso cello player Eugene Friesen (member of the Paul Winter Consort), acclaimed oboe and English horn player Jill Haley, and Grammy Award winning artist and founder of legendary Windham Hill Records, Will Ackerman, who also produced four songs on Laura’s album, Love’s River.
Laura's debut album, Piano Solos, includes several selections of music she performed written by film composer, Roy Finch.
Laura holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music with an emphasis in Piano Performance. She is the recipient of the Emily A. Hauss Music Award and the Jane Bowman Jewett Music Award.
She is a member of the National Association of Recording Industry Professionals and a voting member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (The Grammys). Her music publications are represented by BMI.
Hear Laura's Music Here.