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Carlos Rafael Rivera Shares Insights into the Music of “Godless”

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From News, posted 6.21.18. The Society of Composers & Lyricists recently hosted a screening of Netflix’s Godless in their theater in Hollywood, CA, followed by an informative Q&A about its music with BMI composer Carlos Rafael Rivera. In addition to Godless, Rivera also scored A Walk Among the Tombstones and is currently the Assistant… Read more...


BMI Celebrates Its Songwriters at the 2018 Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

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From News, posted 6.20.18. Several legendary BMI affiliates were honored at the Songwriters Hall of Fame 49th Annual Induction & Awards Gala, held June 14 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. This year saw the prestigious induction of BMI songwriters Bill Anderson, Steve Dorff, Allee Willis and Robert “Kool” Bell, George… Read more...


BMI Composer Christopher Lennertz Finds Fans Loving ‘Lost in Space’

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From News, posted 6.18.18. Lakeshore Records recently held a celebration at The Gibson Baldwin Showroom in Beverly Hills for the release of the new soundtrack for the Netflix series Lost in Space. The event included a live performance with BMI composer Christopher Lennertz taking the lead on the music he wrote for the popular… Read more...


Peter Boyer’s Music Helps Find the Gateway to America in PBS Special

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From MusicWorld, posted 6.15.18. In celebration of Immigrant Heritage Month, PBS will hold the nationwide premiere of Great Performances – Ellis Island: The Dream of America with Pacific Symphony, on June 29th. Ellis Island features noted composer Peter Boyer’s original orchestral score built around seven firsthand stories of immigrants drawn from the Ellis Island… Read more...


BMI Composers Talk Scoring Hit Series at SCL Panel Discussion

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From News, posted 6.14.18. The music of award-winning BMI composers Mac Quayle, Siddhartha Khosla, Nathan Barr and Fil Eisler was front and center during a recent panel discussion hosted by the Society of Composers & Lyricists in LA. Moderated by Katie Aselton, the presentation also included clips from their respective shows: American Horror Story,… Read more...


Production Music Conference Open for Registration With BMI Discount

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From News, posted 6.13.18. If you’re a composer, songwriter, artist or producer who is interested in learning more about production music, the Production Music Conference, which will be held at the Lowes Hotel in Hollywood, September 26-28, may be just what you need to kick-start your career. The BMI-sponsored event is back for its… Read more...


Alan Menken’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Score Strikes a Chord at the Hollywood Bowl

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From News, posted 5.31.18. The Hollywood Bowl was the place to be Saturday night when Alan Menken’s magical music to Beauty and the Beast pulled at the heartstrings of everyone in the enthusiastic audience. The performance, which was directed by composer agent Richard Kraft and co-produced with composer agent Laura Engel, included not only… Read more...


‘Composing for the Screen 2018’ Film Scoring Mentorship Program Applications Open!

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From News, posted 5.24.18. Sponsored by BMI and directed by composer Rick Baitz, this New York City-based program selects a small number of emerging film composers and provides a series of workshops, followed by continued consultation and development. This is a unique opportunity for nine emerging film composers to participate in a… Read more...


Joseph Neidorf Awarded BMI/Jerry Goldsmith Film Scoring Scholarship

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From News, posted 5.24.18. BMI Vice President Creative - Film, TV & Visual Media, Doreen Ringer-Ross, proudly presented composer Joseph Neidorf with this year’s prestigious BMI/Jerry Goldsmith Film Scoring Scholarship. Named after Oscar and Emmy Award-winning film and television composer Jerry Goldsmith, the scholarship is awarded each year to a promising UCLA Extension student… Read more...


BMI Composers on SCL Panel Talk Scoring Music for Netflix

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From News, posted 5.15.18. BMI proudly supported Emmy-winning composers Kris Bowers and Sean Callery as they shared their insights Monday night on the music they’ve written for Netflix blockbusters. The panel, which was held at Raleigh Studios in LA, was put together by the Society of Composers & Lyricists and moderated by Arts Journalist… Read more...