Julian Hornik is a composer, lyricist, and librettist based in Brooklyn. He has performed his songs at New York City Center, The Kennedy Center, Feinstein’s/54 Below, Symphony Space, and with the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus. A recent graduate of Yale, Julian studied under the Shen Curriculum for Musical Theater, and has developed work through the ASCAP Musical Theater Workshop and the Johnny Mercer Songwriters Project. He served as the assistant writer on Pippa Bianco's “Share," which premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. Recipient of the 2018 Sammy Cahn Award and the 2017 Lucille and Jack Yellen Award from the ASCAP Foundation, and Yale's Norman Holmes Pearson Prize. 2019 NEO Writer at the York Theater. His commission from the NY and LA Gay Men’s Choruses commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots will premiere at Carnegie Hall this June.