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Alan Menken

Alan Menken

8x Academy Award-winning composer/songwriter: "The Little Mermaid" (1989), "Beauty and the Beast" (1991/2017), "Aladdin" (1992/2019), "Pocahontas" (1995), "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" (1996), "Hercules" (1997), "Tangled" (2010)

at the piano

at the piano

John Williams

John Williams

5x Academy Award-winning film composer (“Star Wars," “E.T.,” “Jaws," “Jurassic Park,” “Indiana Jones," “Harry Potter”)

Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks

2x Academy Award-winning film actor (“Forrest Gump,” “Saving Private Ryan,” “Apollo 13,” “The Green Mile,” “Cast Away,” “Road to Perdition")

Walt Disney Concert Hall

Walt Disney Concert Hall

home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic

OSCARS

OSCARS

91st OSCARS Governors Ball

Sam Mendes

Sam Mendes

Academy Award-winning film director (“Skyfall,” “Spectre,” “American Beauty,” "1917")

LA Phil

LA Phil

at Walt Disney Concert Hall, home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic

LA Phil

LA Phil

at Walt Disney Concert Hall, home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic

Vin Scully

Vin Scully

Hall of Fame sportscaster, for the Los Angeles Dodgers

Ramin Djawadi

Ramin Djawadi

Emmy-winning film/tv composer ("Game of Thrones")

EMMYS

EMMYS

71st Emmy Awards red carpet

Walt Disney Animation Studios

Walt Disney Animation Studios

at Walt Disney Animation Studios

Damien Chazelle

Damien Chazelle

Academy Award-winning film director ("La La Land," "First Man")

Mychael Danna

Mychael Danna

Academy Award-winning film composer ("Life of Pi," "The Good Dinosaur," "Onward")

Christophe Beck

Christophe Beck

film composer ("Frozen," "Frozen II")

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga

award-winning singer/songwriter/actress

Geoff Zanelli

Geoff Zanelli

film composer ("Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales," "Christopher Robin," "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil")

Hollywood Bowl

Hollywood Bowl

me and dad; John William's annual summer concert

Roger Deakins

Roger Deakins

2x Academy Award-winning cinematographer ("The Shawshank Redemption," "A Beautiful Mind," "No Country for Old Men," "Skyfall," "1917")

Sir Kenneth Branagh

Sir Kenneth Branagh

award-winning actor/director ("Hamlet," "Harry Potter," "Dunkirk")

Thomas Newman

Thomas Newman

15x Academy Award-nominated film composer ("The Shawshank Redemption," "American Beauty," "Finding Nemo," "WALL-E," "Skyfall," "Spectre," "1917")

Walt Disney Studios

Walt Disney Studios

with Walt and Mickey

Richard M. Sherman

Richard M. Sherman

2x Academy Award-winning songwriter/composer ("Mary Poppins," "The Jungle Book," The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh," "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang," Bedknobs & Broomsticks")

MB Gordy

MB Gordy

session percussionist

AFM Musicians

AFM Musicians

recording with a small, live ensemble; Hollywood

Robert Drasnin

Robert Drasnin

my orchestration instructor; tv composer

Studio

Studio

home music studio

at the piano

at the piano