?DISNEY: THE MUSIC BEHIND THE MAGIC? EXPERIENCE MUSIC PROJECT in Seattle For more about EMP, visit http://www.emplive.org/exhibits/index.asp?...64&ccID=168 To register for the Disney Music Convention, visit http://www.freewebtown.com/makeminemusic/l...gistration1.pdf Saturday, November 4, 10:15 am to 10:30 am Where: Exhibit entrance Event: Ribbon-cutting Description: EMP officials, Disney executives, and Mickey Mouse are part of a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open the exhibit to the general public. Saturday, November 4, 11:30 AM to 1 PM Where: JBL Theater Event: Panel Discussion: Walt Disney Records: Then & Now Description Greg Ehrbar, author of MouseTracks: The Story of Walt Disney Records, moderates a panel discussing the label?s start as Disneyland Records and its evolution over the last 50 years. Panelists include Walt Disney Records producer and historian Randy Thornton; Disney historian and artist Stacia Martin; WDR artist Ginny Tyler; and recording artist Marni Nixon. Followed by Q&A and book signing, featuring Ehrbar and Nixon, among others. Saturday, November 4, 1:30 PM to 3 PM Where: EMP Retail Store Event: Book Signing Description: Four-author book signing: Greg Ehrbar, author of MouseTracks: The Story of Walt Disney Records; Marni Nixon, author the memoir, I Could Have Sung All Night; Jeff Kurtti, author of several Disney-related books, including Disney Dossiers: Files of Character from the Disney Casting Department; and Robert Tieman of the Disney Archives, author of The Disney Keepsakes, The Disney Experience, and The Disney Treasures. Saturday, November 4, 4 PM to 5:30 pm Where: JBL Theater Event: The Legacy of Disney Music Description: Exhibit curator Jasen Emmons moderates a panel of four Disney music experts discussing the role of music in Disney?s success and the qualities that have made it so popular and timeless. Panelists include Disney historians Les Perkins and Paula Sigman Lowery; Jeff Kurtti, Creative Director of the Walt Disney Museum; and Robert Tieman, Disney Archivist. Audience: General public, National Fantasy Fan Club (NFFC) members, and EMP/SFM members SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5 The following events are part of the NFFC weekend event (additional events others are in the planning stages): Sunday, November 5, 10:00 am to 4pm Where: Level 3 Event: NFFC Sale Description: Disney collectors sell memorabilia to raise money for Children?s Hospital toys. Audience: National Fantasy Fan Club (NFFC) members and EMP/SFM members Sunday, November 5, 12 pm to 1:00 pm Where: JBL Theater Event: Disney Music in the Theme Parks Description: Walt Disney Records producer and historian Randy Thornton gives a presentation about the role of music in the Disney theme parks and talks about the 2005 box set A Musical History of Disneyland. Audience: General public, National Fantasy Fan Club (NFFC) members, and EMP/SFM members Sunday, November 5, 2 PM to 3 PM Where: JBL Theater Event: Behind the Scenes of Disney Music Description: Exhibit curator Jasen Emmons shares excerpts of filmed interviews with Disney artists and experts, including Richard Sherman, Phil Collins, Alan Menken, Leonard Maltin, Thomas Schumacher, and others talking about different aspects of Disney music. Followed by a question-and-answer session. Audience: General public, National Fantasy Fan Club (NFFC) members, and EMP/SFM members PLUS! Sunday presentations may also include a rare look at Disney record artwork, never-before-heard songs that DID NOT end up in classic films, and a salute to Disney voice actors. All appearances, entertainment and events are subject to change without notice.