Chanda Dancy

Posted in News on February 20, 2003
BMI composer Mike Post and BMI Senior Director, Film/TV Relations, Linda Livingston congratulate Chanda Dancy, one of three recipients of the 2002 Pete Carpenter Fellowship for Aspiring Film Composers. Dancy is from Houston, Texas and received her Bachelor of Arts in Music from Houston Baptist University.

Pictured [l to r] are Mike Post; Chanda Dancy; BMI's Linda Livingston.
Photo: Randall Michaelson

The Fellowship was established by the BMI Foundation and Mr. Carpenter's family, colleagues, and friends to honor the late co-composer of television themes and scores including The A-Team, Magnum P.I., The Rockford Files, Hardcastle and McCormick, Hunter and Riptide. The winners will work for 4-5 weeks on a day-to-day basis with Post, Pete Carpenter's composing partner and friend and writer of such TV themes as NYPD Blue, Hill Street Blues, L.A. Law and Law & Order. Fellows also receive a $2,000 stipend for travel and expenses.