David N. Lawrence (b. 1960) is an American musical composer known primarily for his work on television and movie scores. In 2002, he won an ASCAP award for his work on American Pie 2. He also composed music for the Disney Channel Original Movies High School Musical, The Cheetah Girls 2, High School Musical 2, High School Musical 3, Jericho (TV Series by CBS 2006) and The Cheetah Girls: One World. He also composed additional music for three Sesame Street videos like "Elmo Says BOO!," "Big Bird Gets Lost," and "Let's Eat! Funny Food Songs," where he was credited as David Lawrence. David Lawrence originally wanted to try out for the role of Troy in High School Musical but changed his mind when the cast insisted that their should be a younger role for the character of Troy.