About Patricia Lee Stotter


Two time Emmy Award winning composer and writer,  Patricia Lee Stotter,  began her career at 18,  singing with the band, Tiny Alice. Upon graduation from CWRU, Patricia composed a folk opera adaptation of Dark of the Moon, produced at The Cleveland Playhouse., and then  moved to NYC where her work expanded to include dance, television and film. While composer-in-residence at The Writers Theatre, Stotter and poet, Paul Genega's, musical, Happily Ever After was produced there.  Other work from that period includes Unchained Memories (HBO), Spirit to Spirit (PBS), Discovering Women (PBS), From the Ashes (Deborah Shaffer/Bacchus films), Reading from the Heart (HBO), Three Sisters (HBO) and Sesame Street.

In 2003 Stotter began writing and producing her own theatre/film projects: Suicide Notes: with Elise Tak;  Flashback, a testimonial theatre piece with Penny Coleman and Elena Michelson; and Veterans Ball, with student veterans from CUNY, City University of New York. In 2008, Stotter and Marcia Rock launched the social media/facebook groups of the the award-winning multi-platform documentary project Service: when Women come marching home. The film that grew out of those groups was screened on Capitol Hill on June 19, 2012, as well as broadcast on PBS. Rock and Stotter continued their work about women in the military with the short film, Soldiers Period, picked up by Buzzfeed. Three other films Stotter worked on have been screened on the hill: Justice Denied; Warriors Return; and Is Anybody Listening?

Currently (always) working as a composer for hire , most recently for The Weight of Honor, and Battlefield Home,  Stotter's own work-in-progress is  Paging Dr. Faustus,-- a collaboration with poet Paul Genega and artist Mark Pinto. Cammo Kids  (part of http://www.cammomusic.org ) is performing, recording and filming their arrangement of Patricia's song, Relativity.













  • Emmy Awards-2 wins
  • 5 noms
  • American Cine Eagle
  • Apple Award
  • Shining Service World Wide Award
  • Silver Star Award from the Volunteers of America