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BMI Sponsors Special Holiday Concert in LA With Inspiring Composer & Singer/Songwriter Craig Richey

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From News, posted 12.05.16. BMI affiliate Craig Richey’s original holiday songs both entertain us and deeply touch the emotions we all struggle with beneath the cheer of the season. This December, BMI is proud to sponsor a special holiday concert where a lucky few will hear firsthand the insightful music of this… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2017 Annie Award Nominees

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From News, posted 11.30.16. The International Animated Film Society’s Annie Awards nominations are out with BMI composers taking several top nods! Oscar-winning Alexandre Desplat leads with two nominations, while three of the nominated composers, Michael McCuistion, Lolita Ritmanis and Kristopher Carter, known as Dynamic Music Partners, have collectively earned twenty-eight Emmy Award nominations and… Read more...


BMI Composer David Wingo’s Score Has Us “Loving” the New Film

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From News, posted 11.22.16. It’s no wonder the audience was thoroughly hypnotized at the SCL’s recent screening of writer/director Jeff Nichols’ new film Loving, which was expertly scored by BMI composer David Wingo. It’s a gripping real life love story about the courage and commitment of an interracial couple, Richard and Mildred Loving, who… Read more...


BMI Day at Berklee Features Women Composers Lolita Ritmanis and Miriam Cutler

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From News, posted 11.22.16. BMI composers Lolita Ritmanis and Miriam Cutler completed a full day of giving expert first-hand advice to Berklee College of Music students during BMI Day at Berklee on November 14. The curriculum for the highly anticipated day included a master class taught by the award-winning composers, as well as a… Read more...


Behind the Screen With Disney’s “Moana” Composer/Songwriter Mark Mancina

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From News, posted 11.17.16. The Society of Composers & Lyricists welcomed in the music creators behind Disney’s new film Moana with an exclusive screening and Q&A at the Silver Screen Theatre in West Hollywood on November 13. BMI composer Mark Mancina, along with songwriters Opetaia Foa’i, Lin-Manuel Miranda and EVP, Music – Disney &… Read more...


BMI Composer William Ross Honored With 2016 Golden Score Award

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From News, posted 11.16.16. BMI’s Doreen Ringer-Ross, along with more than 300 members of L.A.’s musical community, filled the Skirball Cultural Center on Sunday, November 6, to honor esteemed BMI composer William Ross, who was one of the American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers prestigious 2016 Golden Score award winners. Ross, who is… Read more...


Back to the Future With the American Youth Symphony

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From News, posted 11.15.16. The American Youth Symphony was completely in synch with a LIVE to picture perfect performance of renowned BMI composer Alan Silvestri’s score to the iconic film Back to the Future Sunday night at UCLA’s Royce Hall. The BMI-sponsored concert, which was conducted by award-winning BMI composer/conductor David Newman, was a… Read more...


BMI Loudly Applauds New Scores to Silent Films in Support of ETM-LA

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From News, posted 11.14.16. Education Through Music – LA’s recent fundraiser featured several acclaimed film, television, and visual media composers who reimagined new scores for classic silent films as part of the Silent Films Live series. Their scores were performed by the renowned Los Angeles-based Helix Collective after a pre-concert interview and reception featuring… Read more...


BMI Supports Women Composers in Media as Proud Cosponsor of LA Concert

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From News, posted 11.08.16. BMI composers Dara Taylor, Ronit Kirchman, Karin Okada and Nami Melumad were four of ten female composers whose work was featured at the “Women Composers in Media” concert held on Sunday, October 30, at The Ebell of Los Angles. The concert, which was cosponsored by BMI, was presented by Women… Read more...


Abel Korzeniowski’s Music to “Nocturnal Animals” Lights up the Night at SCL Screening

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From News, posted 11.03.16. The audience at the Society of Composer and Lyricists’ screening of writer/director Tom Ford’s Nocturnal Animals heard firsthand Tuesday night why Golden Globe and Emmy-nominated BMI composer Abel Korzeniowski’s critically acclaimed score adds just the right sonic mix to every gripping scene of the haunting romantic thriller. The film, which… Read more...