Careers in Music Panelist Biographies Allyson Bellink's music is heard by fifteen million viewers daily on the CBS and NBC-TV Networks. One of the predominant composers in television today, she is an Emmy Award winner and three-time Emmy Award nominee. Her TV credits include original music for: "Guiding Light," "As the World Turns," "NBA Playoffs," and the "NCAA Basketball Tournament" (CBS-TV Network); "Another World" (NBC TV-Network); "Superbowl Theme" and music for ABC's "Monday Night Football," "Winter Olympics," "Indianapolis 500," and "NCAA College Football" (ABC-TV Network). As one of the better-known TV writers, she has nailed staff composer jobs with "Guiding Light," "As the World Turns," and "Another World," and has written original music for the "NBA Playoffs" and "NCAA Basketball Tournament." ABC Sports commissioned Ms. Bellink to compose the "Superbowl Theme" and music for ABC'S "Monday Night Football," "Winter Olympics," "Indianapolis 500," and "NCAA College Football." In the area of syndicated TV, Bellink has written themes and underscore for Viacom's "Business This Morning" and "Lifestyles of The Rich And Famous." Wayne Cohen, veteran multi-platinum selling hit songwriter, producer and educator whose accomplishments include his multi-million selling worldwide hit song "Just A Step From Heaven" recorded by UK girl group Eternal (EMI), five co-written songs on the two million selling debut by Clive Davis signed pop/soul star Curtis Stigers (Arista) including the hit single "Sleeping With the Lights On", five songs on two albums by Jennifer Love Hewitt (Atlantic) (four of which he also produced), Wayne's song "Love Keep Us Together" a single for Martin Sexton (Atlantic), hits for several other UK acts, and his song "Special" on the #1 album by Popstar Boris (BMG). "Nowhere and Everywhere", in the Warner Bros. film and soundtrack Practical Magic starring Sandra Bullock. His songs and themes appear on episodic television, and he composed the score and songs for the Roger Majkowski indie feature film The Sound. Peter Denenberg, producer and engineer, is the founder of famed Acme Recording Studios. As producer/engineer, Peter engineered the first four Spin Doctors records (totaling 8 million plus sales) and with them additional projects for the "Philadelphia" and "Space Jam" soundtracks. Most recently, Peter has teamed up with Roger Glover, legendary bassist and founding member of Deep Purple, to record his solo project. Peter's additional credits as a producer & engineer include multi-platinum albums, Academy award winning film music production and multiple Grammy nominations. He's worked with David Bowie, Queen, Ian Hunter, Chrissie Hynde, Joe Elliot (Def Leppard), John Mellencamp. Joan Osborne, Huey Lewis & The News, Don Covay, Steve Cropper, Lani Groves, Jerry Butler, Vernon Reid, Delbert McClinton, David Sanborn, Company Of Wolves / Mercury, Kim Wilson, Jim Carroll, Robert Cray, Corey Glover, Iggy Pop, Ron Wood, Todd Rundgren, Cyndi Lauper, Boz Scaggs, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, and many others! Annmarie Gatti, President of Gatti Entertainment Marketing is the former Senior Director of Marketing at Sony Music Entertainment and Director of Release Planning for Epic Records. She is a Marketing Consultant for City Lights Home Entertainment. While at Sony Music, Annmarie oversaw production and operations for all commercial and promotional releases across 6 labels and all artists including Michael Jackson, Pearl Jam, Sade, Luther Vandross, Celine Dion and Gloria Estefan. Annmarie also managed high-profile SONY BMG music artist and franchise audio and video releases including World Wrestling Entertainment, Hasbro, Classic Media, Veggie Tales, Shout Factory, MTV Home Video and Family Artist Series (i.e. Tony Bennett, Kenny Loggins, Colin Raye, John Lithgow, and others). Stuart Isacoff a pianist, composer and writer, is the founding editor of the magazine Piano Today, and author of the highly acclaimed Temperament: How Music Became a Battleground for the Great Minds of Western Civilization (Knopf/Vintage in the U.S. with numerous foreign publishers). A winner of the prestigious ASCAP Deems Taylor Award for excellence in writing about music, he is a frequent contributor to The Wall Street Journal and many music periodicals. His written works include compositions and instructional materials published by Boosey & Hawkes, G. Schirmer, Warner Bros. Publications, Carl Fischer, and Ekay Music, Inc. Mr. Isacoff is a featured lecturer at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and he has given lectures and piano performances at many venues here and abroad, including The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, The Verbier Festival and Academy, Music at Menlo, The Gina Bachauer Foundation, The Miami Piano Festival, The Portland Piano Festival, The Irving S. Gilmore International Keyboard Festival, the Juilliard School, Sarah Lawrence, Cal Arts, and Harvard University, and at such scientific institutions and conferences as the Los Alamos National Laboratory, the Bradbury Science Museum, the Sarzana (Italy) Festival of Mind and the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics. Bob Thompson (Moderator) produced the Grammy-nominated recording Allegresse by composer Maria Schneider for ENJA Records and served as music consultant to the Johnny Depp-Cate Blanchett film, The Man Who Cried, for Universal Pictures. He produced and performed in the world premiere of Osvaldo Golijov's La Pasión Según San Marcos ("a magnificent triumph of Latin-American music" .The Los Angeles Times), for which the live recording also received a Grammy nomination, and launched and produced the first U.S. tour of the work in 2002. Most recently, Bob teamed up with legendary Hall of Famer and former New York Yankee, Dave Winfield, to produce and conduct The Baseball Music Project, a series of multi-media concerts presented around the USA in association with the Baseball Hall of Fame. He was most recently featured on CBS's Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood. In his spare time, he's the interim Dean of the Conservatory of Music at Purchase College and a ski instructor.