The Society of Composers and Lyricists held their annual pre-Academy Awards reception for the composers and songwriters nominated for the golden statuettes. Guests included BMI composer and Best Original Score Oscar nominee Thomas Newman (The Road To Perdition
) as well as fellow nominees Philip Glass (The Hours
) , Elliot Goldenthal (Frida
) and Elmer Bernstein, (Far From Heaven
), plus (Frida
) director Julie Taymor. Shown at the March 22 event in Los Angeles are BMI's Barbara Cane, Ann Marie & Thomas Newman, and BMI's Doreen Ringer Ross, Ray Yee and Fred Cannon.
photo by Lester Cohen