Top Hollywood music producer and songwriter Alan Roy Scott will share his knowledge and experience with Israeli music students and professional songwriters in Israel, from November 18 to 22.

With his “Music Bridges” events, Scott has created original events around the world. In the late 80s he organized a historic summit of US and Soviet songwriters. He organized an event in Dublin that united American and Irish songwriters and in 1999, an event for American and Cuban musicians in Havana that was the first large-scale cultural exchange between the two countries in more than 35 years.

Scott will also discuss future plans for 2010 to bring Music Bridges to Israel, along with his corresponding youth project – a breakthrough initiative taking the biggest names in music to collaborate with regional musicians in both the Jewish and Arab music industry.

Scott’s career began with Screen Gems-EMI Music and with a division of Motown, where he was involved with Smokey Robinson, The Temptations and Stevie Wonder. Artists such as Celine Dion, Luther Vandross, Cyndi Lauper, Gloria Estefan and Johnny Mathis have recorded his songs.

The US Embassy in Tel Aviv and Oleh! Records have organized his visit.