February 4, 2012

Hand-Painted ‘Disney’ Basses Will Be Auctioned Off To Benefit Music Education

posted [Official Disney Parks Blog] on February 4th, 2010 by Thomas Smith, Social Media Director, Disney Parks

Disney-artist designed and painted instruments benefiting music education.

We showed you “Genie” first on the blog…and then promised more. Well, here they are — the remaining Disney-artist designed and painted instruments created specifically to benefit music education. And yes, you can possibly own one.

There are five hand-painted string basses. A few of them celebrate Disney classics and others tell the stories of Disney’s newest characters. But it’s best to hear it from the artists themselves and learn how and why they transformed the Conn-Selmer, Inc., donated instruments into one-of-a-kind works of art.

So, want one? The instruments will be auctioned off by Julien’s Auctions after they’re showcased at music and art museums across the nation – with proceeds benefiting the music education programs of GRAMMY Foundation. More details on the celebration of the 25th anniversary of Disney Magic Music Days at Walt Disney World and an event calendar now live at www.disneyartformusic.com.

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