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BMI Affiliates Share Career Insights at Society of Composers and Lyricists Panel

Posted in News on October 28, 2014
Pictured (L-R): BMI composer Laura Karpman, Deborah Lurie, BMI composer Miriam Cutler, BMI’s Reema Iqbal, BMI composer Lolita Ritmanis, BMI composer Penka Kouneva and BMI composer Kathryn Bostic.
Pictured (L-R): BMI composer Laura Karpman, Deborah Lurie, BMI composer Miriam Cutler, BMI’s Reema Iqbal, BMI composer Lolita Ritmanis, BMI composer Penka Kouneva and BMI composer Kathryn Bostic.

Broadcast Music, Inc. composers recently participated in the Society of Composers and Lyricists’ panel on “Women Composers in Film, TV, Musical Theater and Video Games” on October 15, 2014, in Los Angeles. Moderated by BMI composer Miriam Cutler, the panel included discussions of the work of female composers, the decisions that led them toward their career paths and tips for aspiring female composers. Among the featured panelists were Deborah Lurie and BMI composers Laura Karpman, Lolita Ritmanis, Penka Kouneva and Kathryn Bostic. Each panelist presented examples of her work, along with the inspiration behind the composition and personal career advice. BMI’s Reema Iqbal also attended the event.