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BMI Hosts Tour and Panel Discussion for Students of the Actors Fund of America Program


From News, posted 8.28.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. hosted a tour and panel discussion for students from the Actors Fund of America program, Looking Ahead, on Tuesday, August 12, at the Los Angeles office. During their visit, students were introduced to various career paths and learned about a myriad of opportunities within the entertainment and… Read more...

BMI Continues Support of the Sundance Institute’s Film Music Program


From News, posted 8.28.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. was proud to once again show its support of the Sundance Institute’s Film Music Program, which is collaborating for the second year with Skywalker Sound to host the Sundance Institute Music and Sound Design Labs at Skywalker Sound in San Rafael, California. The first 2014 session of… Read more...

10 Questions With Nathan Barr


From MusicWorld, posted 8.28.14. Nate Barr’s music does much more than nudge nerves or cause one’s hair to stand on end. The first composer in Emmy history to be nominated twice in a year’s Main Title category, for The Americans and Hemlock Grove, Barr’s scores don’t just electrify the air of some of television’s… Read more...

Shooter Jennings Recalls George Jones With Tribute EP


From MusicWorld, posted 8.27.14. Paying homage to the late George Jones comes easily to Shooter Jennings, who as a child became friends with George through his parents, BMI legends Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter, who had a close friendship with “the Possum.” Shooter remembers vividly when Jones invited him to his tour bus, cut… Read more...

Band on the Run: Sometimes the Best Studio is the One in Your Pocket


From MusicWorld, posted 8.27.14. Unlike our tape-threading ancestors who needed big, pricey gear in order to sound good, these days, demo making can be accomplished on an increasingly small budget, using equally miniscule apparatus. In the digital domain, computer-based software programs and peripherals offer the most bang for the buck, however the proliferation of… Read more...

Los Tigres del Norte Honored With a Star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame


From News, posted 8.26.14. BMI Icon Los Tigres del Norte received a well-deserved star from the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame on August 21, in Los Angeles. Together since the sixties, Los Tigres del Norte is considered one of the most influential norteño music groups in the history of the… Read more...

BMI Bulletin Board: August 2014


From MusicWorld, posted 8.26.14. WORKSHOPS Jason Blume Songwriting Workshop: Nashville BMI’s popular Songwriters’ Workshop Series in Nashville is held monthly under the tutelage of hit songwriter and best-selling author Jason Blume. When: September 9, October 14, December, 16, 2014 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. Where: BMI’s Nashville offices (10 Music Square East,… Read more...

BMI’s Alison Smith to be Honored at Inaugural Women in Music City Awards


From News, posted 8.25.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. Senior Vice President of Distribution & Administration Services, Alison Smith, will be honored at the Nashville Business Journal’s inaugural Women in Music City Awards. The event will be held at the Omni Nashville Hotel September 15, 2014, and will recognize the top women in the Nashville music… Read more...

BMI and Society of Composers & Lyricists Celebrate Emmy Nominees


From News, posted 8.25.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. attended the Society of Composers & Lyricists’ (SCL) Emmy nominee reception on Aug. 7, 2014, at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in North Hollywood, California, to celebrate the BMI composers nominated for a 2014 Emmy in several Outstanding Music categories. Attendees included composers Ramin Djawadi (The Mountain… Read more...

BMI Participates in the Vermont College of Fine Arts Music Composition Program


From News, posted 8.20.14. BMI Vice President, Film/TV Relations, Doreen Ringer-Ross, and prolific composer George S. Clinton (whose work includes musical scoring for Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee, A Dirty Shame, Red Shoe Diaries, The Tooth Fairy, Mortal Kombat, Salvation Boulevard and the Austin Powers film franchise) engaged in discussions with students of… Read more...

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