A Billboard "Critic's Choice" songwriter, Diane Lindsay is an acclaimed composer, pianist, electric bassist, recording artist, and producer, fluent in classical and contemporary idioms. In addition to composing the legendary "Sweet Darlin' Woman", she has recorded three albums of her own songs. Recorded by many others, including Grammy winner Hila Plitmann, her songs have appeared in film (including two award-winning documentaries), on HBO, and national and international radio. Recent commissions have included works for solo cello, brass quintet, a song cycle, string quartet and chamber orchestra (premiered by The New Century Players, Christopher Rountree conducting). Producing scores of independent artists, she has received awards from BAM and NAIRD for Best Independent Production. As an instrumentalist, she has recorded on nearly a hundred albums, and performed nationally in concert halls from New York's Carnegie Hall to Royce Hall in Los Angeles. Diane has appeared as soloist and with orchestra at Walt Disney Hall's REDCAT Theater, and played with international acts such as The Limeliters, Patti Page and Dusty Springfield; toured and recorded with indie acts Cris Willliamson, Meg Christian, Holly Near, Grammy winner Randy Sharp, Grammy-nominated Linda Tillery and many, many others. A merit scholarship recipient, she earned her M.F.A. (Performer/Composer) from The California Institute of the Arts.