Jeffrey Eric Funk has written hundreds of choral works published by Warner Bros. Publications with millions of copies in print. His music has also been published by CPP/Belwin, Kimmel Publications, Hope Publishing Company and Carl Fischer Music. He wrote the opening song for the millennium NBC telecast of the 74th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
He began composing at fourteen and then started publishing while still a teenager. As a classically trained pianist, his instruction lineage can be traced to Beethoven, who taught Carl Czerny, who taught Franz Lizst, who taught Martin Krause, who taught Claudio Arrau, who taught Aldo Mancinelli, who taught Funk. He graduated summa cum laude, #1 in the School of Music, from Millikin University. He is the creator of Glee Club Smarties™ A New Musical. His website is http://jeffreyericfunk.wordpress.com/