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Who is Ray Sharp anyways? Ray Sharp is a single father and veteran pianist/composer in the DFW metroplex music scene. Ray began playing the piano at 12. By the age of 13, he had composed dozens of contemporary and classical piano solos. In high school he wrote and directed two wind symphony performances and began entertaining in restaurants throughout Dallas and Ft. Worth. While in college, Sharp supported himself by performing solo piano in church (Mesquite Cumberland Presbyterian - where he currently is the pianist), restaurants, hotels, and art museums. In 2000 Ray was discovered by critically acclaimed theatre company, Four Day Weekend, while playing at a local restaurant and was asked to be a guest musician where, after 6 months, he became their musical director. Four Day Weekend is the longest running show in the Southwest. On Fridays and Saturdays the group performs an hour and a half show created from audience suggestions and participation at their 212 seat theatre in downtown Fort Worth. Voted Best Comedy, Four Day Weekend is a Fort Worth institution. They're been called "Fort Worth's Greatest Ambassadors", have been awarded the Key to the City and have performed for two U.S. presidents and went on a 3 week tour of Europe to perform for the American troops stationed abroad. Sharp has been commissioned to write the music for two comedy revues, national TV commercials, television theme songs, short films and video games. Sharp has released five full-length albums of which are solo piano (Exaudio, Letters for a Lifetime, My Muse) an EDM album (Smile Driver) and an alternative rock album with his lovely and talented sister Deanna Green (More Than Myself). Currently Sharp is a stay-at-home father and writes and records his music from his home in North Texas.
Who is Ray Sharp anyways? Ray Sharp is a single father and veteran pianist/composer in the DFW metroplex music scene. Ray began playing the piano at 12. By the age of 13, he had composed dozens of contemporary and classical piano solos. In high school he wrote and directed two wind symphony performances and began entertaining in restaurants throughout Dallas and Ft. Worth. While in college, Sharp supported himself by performing solo piano in church (Mesquite Cumberland Presbyterian - where he currently is the pianist), restaurants, hotels, and art museums. In 2000 Ray was discovered by critically acclaimed theatre company, Four Day Weekend, while playing at a local restaurant and was asked to be a guest musician where, after 6 months, he became their musical director. Four Day Weekend is the longest running show in the Southwest. On Fridays and Saturdays the group performs an hour and a half show created from audience suggestions and participation at their 212 seat theatre in downtown Fort Worth. Voted Best Comedy, Four Day Weekend is a Fort Worth institution. They're been called "Fort Worth's Greatest Ambassadors", have been awarded the Key to the City and have performed for two U.S. presidents and went on a 3 week tour of Europe to perform for the American troops stationed abroad. Sharp has been commissioned to write the music for two comedy revues, national TV commercials, television theme songs, short films and video games. Sharp has released five full-length albums of which are solo piano (Exaudio, Letters for a Lifetime, My Muse) an EDM album (Smile Driver) and an alternative rock album with his lovely and talented sister Deanna Green (More Than Myself). Currently Sharp is a stay-at-home father and writes and records his music from his home in North Texas.