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American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers Honors Mike Post

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From News, posted 9.26.16. One of the most successful composers in television history, Mike Post was honored recently by the American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers at a luncheon held at CATALINA’s jazz club in LA. The discussion that followed, which was moderated by noted BMI composer, guitarist, arranger, record producer and long-time… Read more...


BMI Continues Mentorship Participation at ‘Composing for the Screen’ Workshop in NYC

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From News, posted 9.26.16. BMI’s Vice President of Film, TV & Visual Media Relations, Doreen Ringer-Ross, lent her expertise to one of six sessions during the annual “Composing for the Screen” film scoring mentorship program in New York City. Directed by renowned BMI composer Rick Baitz, the program provides the opportunity for nine emerging… Read more...


BMI’s Sponsors IFP Panel Focusing on the Importance of Music in Documentaries

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From News, posted 9.21.16. BMI proudly partnered once again with the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) on September 20 to sponsor a panel discussion entitled “How Music Makes the Doc,” featuring directors Rachel Boynton and Kristi Jacobson, and BMI composers T. Griffin and Nathan Larson. Moderated by BMI’s Vice President of Film, TV & Visual… Read more...


It’s a Great Day for White Sun

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From News, posted 9.20.16. The evocative new age band White Sun’s second album, White Sun II, just went #1 in Billboard after making its debut at #2. Comprised of BMI composers Adam Berry and Gurujas, the duo has made another name for itself far and away from the impressive resumes of each composer. Berry… Read more...


BMI and SCL Honor Creative Arts Emmy Nominees at Pre-Award Reception

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From News, posted 9.15.16. On Thursday, September 8, the Society of Composers & Lyricists celebrated its Creative Arts Emmy nominees at the Montage Beverly Hills, where BMI executives were on hand to honor our BMI nominated composers. This year, the BMI nominees included Mac Quayle, who won Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original… Read more...


From Iceland to LA, BMI Composer Atli Örvarsson’s Music Soars

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From News, posted 9.12.16. The breadth of Atli Örvarsson’s music is as vast and captivating as the Northern Lights are over his home country of Iceland. As a composer, he provides the edge-of-your-seat scores to the immensely popular NBC TV series Chicago Fire, Chicago PD and Chicago Med. He also wrote the 2016 HARPA… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 68th Annual Creative Arts Emmy Winners

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From News, posted 9.11.16. BMI is proud to congratulate the BMI composers who went home with prestigious Emmys last night! In total, BMI had an astounding 17 nominees, all of whom contributed greatly to the success of their shows. To experience the excitement of the ceremony that took place at the Microsoft Theater at… Read more...


The Music of BMI Composers Rob Simonsen, Jeremy Zuckerman and Deru Resonates at Echo Society Concert

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From News, posted 9.10.16. In its most ambitious project yet, The Echo Society, an LA-based collective of like-minded composers, musicians, and artists, gathered on Wednesday, August 31, in the Theatre at Ace Hotel to perform unheard pieces they wrote specifically for the event, which brought together the Society’s largest ensemble of musicians to date.… Read more...


Hollywood is Bowled Over by BMI Composers John Williams and David Newman

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From News, posted 9.08.16. BMI composer/conductors John Williams and David Newman returned to the Hollywood Bowl for three nights over Labor Day weekend to give movie-loving audiences more groundbreaking performances of film music. During the magical night under the LA stars, which was aptly entitled “Maestro of the Movies,” Williams conducted his scores from… Read more...


“Let’s Play LA!” Showcases the Music of BMI Composer Inon Zur

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From News, posted 9.08.16. BMI composer Inon Zur accompanied the Los Angeles Jewish Symphony for a first-ever live performance of highlights from his video game soundtrack Fallout 4 on Sunday, August 21, at the newly renovated Ford Theatres in Hollywood. In addition to the breathtaking performance of the score, which was selected as one… Read more...