Solomon Hoffman (arranger/conductor) is a NYC based composer, orchestrator and arranger. His orchestrations have been featured in concerts and productions at 54 Below, Ars Nova, Dixon Place, Don’t Tell Mama, FringeNYC, Juilliard Drama, (le) poisson rouge, Lincoln Center and SubCulture. He is the founder and conductor of The Songwriter’s Orchestra, an innovative 12-piece chamber orchestra that collaborates with singer/songwriters from a variety of backgrounds to present new arrangements of their music. The ensemble recently presented a concert in support of criminal justice reform that wove together narratives of previously incarcerated people with original songs inspired by their stories. Solomon has also been involved in the creation of works to advance social justice causes through collaborations with the Broadway Advocacy Coalition. Solomon graduated from Columbia University, where he composed the student-written Varsity Show twice and conducted and orchestrated the show for four years. For the past three years he has been an educator and artist-in-residence at the Reconstructionist Synagogue of the North Shore.