The upcoming 4th Annual ASCAP "I Create Music Expo" program will feature interviews with Jeff Lynne, Ann & Nancy Wilson and a conversation with Chaka Kahn.

The I Create Music Expo will take place April 23-25 at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles. Prior to the interview with Lynne, ASCAP will present the producer and former Electric Light Orchestra leader with its Golden Note Award, recognizing outstanding contributions to music. Previous honorees include Tom Petty, Quincy Jones, Stevie Wonder, Sean "Diddy" Combs and Garth Brooks.

The ASCAP conference, for songwriters, composers and producers in all genres, is comprised of panels, workshops, master classes, keynotes, product displays, and performances

For instance, Wyclef Jean, country songwriter Craig Wiseman, OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder talking about the creation of music duing one panel; while a writer-producers jam will feature The Hooters' Eric Bazilian and Rob Hyman, Holly Knight and Narada Michael Walden.

Also on the schedule is a "masters session," featuring songwriters and composers including Paul Chihara, Richard Marx; Marcus Miller; James Newton Howard; Pete Rock; Ricky Skaggs; and Billy Steinberg.

For more details, including a regularly updated list of panelists, go to www.ascap.com/expo.

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