Gary is the composer of the TONY nominated, OBIE Award winning musical The Me Nobody Knows. Other theater credits include Taking My Turn, (Outer Critic's Circle Award), which was presented on PBS Television's Great Performance Series, and Treasure Island, (BroadwayWorld.com "Best Musical", premiere production at Theatre Three, Port Jefferson, NY). His orchestral, operatic and dance works include commissions by the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Lancaster Music Festival, the Pit Stop Players and The Palisades Virtuosi. A selection of his symphonic works is recorded on the CD Colloquy. In addition to scoring feature and television films, Friedman served as Music Director for T.V.'s "The Electric Company", for which he wrote many songs, including the popular "Spider Man Theme Song". Friedman is the arranger of Stevie Holland’s acclaimed jazz recordings.