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Dani Markman

Disney Music Group
Director, A&R

Dani Markman has worked for the Walt Disney Company and specifically, the Disney Music Group for the last 18 years. Over the last decade, she has performed in the role of Director of A&R working on projects for both Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records. Prior to her Disney employment, Ms. Markman had a career as a professional opera singer, performing major roles with companies around the country including Boston Opera, Pittsburgh Opera, Florida Grand Opera, etc. Dani has been fortunate to have worked on tens of hundreds of musical projects in a variety of genres from Disney Junior (Sofia the First, Choo Choo Soul, various Disney Junior compilations), Disney Channel (High School Musical, Teen Beach Movie, Phineas and Ferb) and the studio (Frozen, The Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy). In addition, she has A&Rd a variety of projects specific to the music group from Children’s Inspired by projects (ie: Princess and the Frog: Bayou Boogie, Mickey Mouse and Friends Christmas albums, Toy Story: Woody’s Roundup, new Princess recordings ie: Princess Tea Party, etc…) to our karaoke products (Frozen karaoke, Phineas and Ferb karaoke, etc…) to more young adult/adult skuing products (Muppets: The Green Album, Frankenweenie: Unleashed, Alice in Wonderland: Almost Alice, The Avengers: Heroes Fall, etc…) Recently, she worked on the Walt Disney Records EDM release featuring remixes of classic Disney songs “Deconstructed”. An avid fan of all things Disney, she has worked and will be working on the modern classics for the Disney Legacy Series: most recently, the release of the 20th anniversary of The Lion King and currently, the 25th anniversary of The Little Mermaid. She is also A&Ring Hollywood Records recording artist and co-star of the Disney Channel’s Girl Meets World television series, Sabrina Carpenter as well as Teen Beach star, Jordan Fisher.