BMI Congratulates its American Academy of Arts and Letters Award Winners

Posted in News on February 18, 2022

The American Academy of Arts and Letters announced today that eight BMI composers have been awarded this year’s coveted honors. Selected by a committee of Academy members, the awards will be presented at the organization’s ceremonial on May 18, 2022. Candidates for music awards are nominated by members of the Academy, which was founded in 1898 as an honor society of the country’s leading architects, artists, composers, and writers.

Congratulations to all the winners! Here’s the list of BMI composers and their respective awards:

Marcos Balter – Arts and Letters Award in Music
Aaron Travers – Arts and Letters Award in Music
Orlando Jacinto Garcia – Walter Hinrichsen Award in Music
Katherine Balch – Wladimir and Rhoda Lakond Award in Music
Michael Holober – Andrew Imbrie Award in Music
Michael Gilbertson – Goddard Lieberson Fellowship in Music
Brittany Green – Charles Ives Award in Music
Kari Watson – Charles Ives Award in Music


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