Lisa Sniderman, an award-winning San Francisco-based Playwright and quirky folk pop Artist (Aoede), creates unique full-length fantasy musicals, records them on audiobooks and adapts them to musical theater. Aoede has won over 35 awards for songwriting, audiobooks and stage plays since 2012. Highlights include: Independent Music Awards Vox Pop Winner 2014; International Songwriting Competition 2013, 2012 Winner; John Lennon Songwriting Contest 2013, 2012 Finalist. “Do You Believe In Magic?” (DYBIM Aug 2015) is Aoede's third award-winning inventive alternative musical/rock opera for tweens and all "kids at heart" who resonate with the fantasy genre (think Harry Potter and Percy Jackson meet Into The Woods!). DYBIM has received five Children’s awards, an endorsement from KIDS FIRST!, and has been adapted into a musical stage play and had a staged reading May 2015 in San Francisco. DYBIM is being considered for nomination for Best Musical Theater Album in the 58th Grammy Awards.