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BMI Composer Kris Bowers Talks the Minds Behind the Music at CCC

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From News, posted 2.21.20. BMI composer Kris Bowers provided both his business and creative insights recently in composing his Emmy-nominated score for Netflix’s When They See Us, during a panel discussion presented by the California Copyright Conference entitled “When They See Us – The Minds Behind the Music.” The multi-talented Bowers, who already won… Read more...


Jeff Beals’ Music Shines in “Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans”

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From News, posted 2.20.20. As promised, the Los Angeles Master Chorale’s world premiere of Jeff Beal’s score to FW Murnau’s 1927 classic film Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans delighted the audience. Conducted by Grant Gershon, with sopranos Holly Sedillos and Suzanne Waters, along with tenor Michael Lichtenauer, the award-winning BMI composer’s musical take,… Read more...


From the Streets to the Studio: BMI Composer Kurt Farquhar Shares His Incredible Story

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From MusicWorld, posted 2.19.20. As one of the most talented TV and film composers working today, Kurt Farquhar knows the value of a good story better than most. Having composed for series including CBS’ King of Queens, BET’s Being Mary Jane and dozens more, the Chicago native also created several enduring theme songs—including the… Read more...


BMI Participates in “Women in Music: Making Change Happen” at Cal Lutheran

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From News, posted 2.14.20. On Wednesday, February 12, BMI’s Doreen Ringer-Ross, Vice President, Creative Relations, participated in a panel entitled “Women in Music: Making Change Happen” at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks. The discussion focused on the changing dynamics and landscape of the music industry through the growing presence of women in prominent… Read more...


BMI Salutes 2020 Oscar Nominees at SCL Annual Reception

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From News, posted 2.11.20. On the eve of the Oscars, the Society of Composers & Lyricists gathered together the music community to honor this year’s nominees. Attending the celebration in Hollywood were Best Score nominees John Williams (Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker), Alexandre Desplat (Little Women), Thomas Newman (1917), and Hildur Guðnadóttir, who won… Read more...


BMI Congratulates Elton John and Hildur Guðnadóttir on Oscar Wins

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From News, posted 2.10.20. Last night was a great night for BMI at this year’s Academy Awards with Elton John (PRS) and Hildur Guðnadóttir both taking home Oscars in the two musical categories, Best Original Song and Best Score, respectively. Guðnadóttir, who garnered several other awards this season, including the Golden Globe, for her… Read more...


BMI Congratulates Regina Spektor and C. Carson Parks on GMS Wins

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From News, posted 2.07.20. Last night, the Guild of Music Supervisors held its awards ceremony at the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles, with BMI songwriters Regina Spektor and C. Carson Parks taking major wins in film and TV: Spektor for “One Little Soldier” from Bombshell (Best Song Written and/or Recorded for a Film) and… Read more...


BMI Congratulates Hildur Guðnadóttir on BAFTA Win

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From News, posted 2.03.20. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has awarded BMI composer Hildur Guðnadóttir Best Original Score for her work in this year’s blockbuster film, Joker. The celebration took place at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Congratulations, Hildur, on another win for this impressive score! Read more...


BMI’s Snowball Showcase Features Stellar All-Female Line-up at 2020 Sundance Festival

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From News, posted 1.30.20. BMI hosted the 18th annual Snowball music showcase as part of its programming for the 2020 Sundance Film Festival on Tuesday, January 28 at The Shop in Park City, Utah. The all-female roster included performances from California-native songstress Chloé Caroline, who kicked off the evening with an alt-pop acoustic set… Read more...


BMI Hosts Dinner for Industry Tastemakers During Sundance 2020

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From News, posted 1.29.20. BMI held its annual dinner for leading film and music industry tastemakers during the 2020 Sundance Film Festival on Monday, January 27, at The Blind Dog in Park City, Utah. The private event, which was curated and hosted by Doreen Ringer-Ross, BMI’s Vice President, Creative Relations, included a diverse group… Read more...