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BMI Composer Rob Simonsen’s Music is Front and Center at SCL Screening

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From News, posted 11.12.18 Rob Simonsen gave insights into his score for the new film The Front Runner during a Q&A that followed a screening of the film by the Society of Composers and Lyricists in Hollywood on November 7. Interviewed by film music journalist Tim Greiving, Simonsen also talked about working with director… Read more...


John Williams Honored With Special Award at 34th Annual BMI Film, TV & Visual Media Awards

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From News, posted 5.10.18 BMI proudly held its 34th annual Film, TV & Visual Media Awards last night at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. The private ceremony was hosted by Vice President Creative – Film, TV & Visual Media, Doreen Ringer-Ross and BMI President and CEO Mike O’Neill, who honored prolific… Read more...


Echo Society Explores the Concept of “Family” at Captivating Festival

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From News, posted 11.20.17 With the ever-changing notion of “family,” the renowned Echo Society explored the intimacy and complex experience of bonds that tie our lives together during a festival of music October 20, 21, and 22. Set in a residence from the Golden Age of Hollywood, nestled atop the hills of Silverlake with… Read more...


BMI Composers Take a Break for ‘Coffee Talk’ at LA Film Festival

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From News, posted 6.26.17 One of the highlights of BMI’s sponsorship with the Los Angeles Film Festival is its composer driven “Coffee Talk” panel, which this year was held on June 18 at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City, CA. Moderated by BMI Vice President Film, TV & Visual Media Relations, Doreen Ringer-Ross,… 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...


Composer James Newton Howard Honored as BMI Icon at 2016 Film/TV Awards

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From News, posted 5.12.16 BMI proudly presented its Icon Award to music creator James Newton Howard at the Company’s annual Film/TV Awards, held last night at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. The ceremony was hosted by BMI Vice President, Film/TV Relations, Doreen Ringer-Ross, and BMI President and CEO Mike O’Neill, who… Read more...


BMI Resoundingly Supports LA’s Echo Society Performance of ‘Veils’

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From News, posted 1.20.16 In November, the Los Angeles-based collective, The Echo Society, presented its fourth concert featuring a 9-piece chamber ensemble performing their original work Veils. The collective is comprised of like-minded composers, musicians, and artists, including BMI composers Rob Simonsen, Benjamin Wynn (Deru) and Jeremy Zuckerman, along with fellow composers who together… Read more...


Oscar-Winning Composer Alexandre Desplat Honored as BMI Icon at 2015 Film/TV Awards

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From News, posted 5.14.15 Broadcast Music, Inc. named Alexandre Desplat a BMI Icon at the Company’s annual Film/TV Awards last night at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. The award is bestowed upon composers who have made significant contributions to the realm of film and television music. The invitation-only ceremony also saluted… Read more...


Behind the Scenes With The Echo Society

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From News, posted 7.24.14 No matter the season, The Echo Society brings heat and energy to their sold-out Solstice concert events. The Los Angeles-based collective is comprised of like-minded composers, musicians, and artists who together share new sonic and visual art with the local community. Their premiere winter Solstice concert took place in December… Read more...


Sundance Composer of the Day: Rob Simonsen

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From Blog, posted 1.16.14 Composer Rob Simonsen co-wrote the scores to (500) Days of Summer and others with collaborator Mychael Danna and has continued to provide additional music for many of Danna’s films, including The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, Surf’s Up! and more recently, Moneyball and Life of Pi. In 2009, Rob… Read more...


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