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BMI Congratulates its 2019 GRAMMY Nominees

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From News, posted 12.13.18. BMI is exceptionally proud to congratulate its many affiliates nominated for awards by the Recording Academy at the 61st GRAMMY Awards, scheduled to be held on February 10, 2019 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Nominations for the music industry’s most prestigious accolades were announced on December 7. In the… Read more...


BMI’S Ray Yee Attends Screening of BlacKkKlansman in Support of Composer Terence Blanchard

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From News, posted 10.04.18. On October 2, BMI’s AVP of Creative Film, TV & Visual Media, Ray Yee, attended a private screening of the Focus Features film BlacKkKlansman at the London West Hollywood, hosted by The Society of Composers & Lyricists. Following the screening was an informative Q&A with GRAMMY award-winning composer Terence Blanchard moderated… Read more...


BMI and Composer Thomas Newman Present Film Scoring Scholarship During BMI Day at Berklee

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From News, posted 11.14.17. BMI Vice President of Film, TV & Visual Media Relations, Doreen Ringer-Ross, and award-winning BMI composer Thomas Newman proudly presented this year’s film scoring scholarship to Berklee College of Music student Kara Talve on November 13. The BMI-sponsored scholarship is presented each year to a film scoring student selected by Berklee’s… Read more...


BMI Composers Win Global Success at World Soundtrack Awards

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From News, posted 10.21.17. BMI is proud to report that on Wednesday evening in Gent the 17th World Soundtrack Awards honored several BMI composers with prestigious recognition of their outstanding music. BMI composer David Shire received the Lifetime Achievement Award for his impressive and immensely popular work on Francis Ford Coppola’s The Conversation, Alan J.… Read more...


BMI “Champions” Composer Terence Blanchard’s Jazz Opera at the Kennedy Center

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From News, posted 3.16.17. When trying to tell the true story of welterweight world champion Emile Griffith, who landed a fatal blow to his opponent during a boxing match, one probably wouldn’t think of opera. Add onto that scenario the fact that Griffith was taunted for his sexuality by that opponent, and you’d be hard… Read more...


BMI Day at Berklee Features Women Composers Lolita Ritmanis and Miriam Cutler

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From News, posted 11.22.16. BMI composers Lolita Ritmanis and Miriam Cutler completed a full day of giving expert first-hand advice to Berklee College of Music students during BMI Day at Berklee on November 14. The curriculum for the highly anticipated day included a master class taught by the award-winning composers, as well as a key… Read more...


BMI Welcomes Composer Alison Plante and Her Exciting New Additions to Berklee’s Curriculum

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From News, posted 7.18.16. BMI is proud to welcome composer Alison Plante as a new member of BMI. Plante, whose work includes documentaries for PBS, the History Channel and the Annenberg Channel, as well as independent films, national television spots, museum installations, and live theater, just became chair of the film scoring department at Berklee… Read more...


BMI Writers Receive Multiple GRAMMY Nominations

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From News, posted 12.15.15. 2015 proved to be another explosive year for BMI songwriters. In advance of the 58th Annual GRAMMY awards, BMI is very proud to congratulate all of our many affiliates who have earned impressive nominations for their musical contributions across a wide range of genres, including Taylor Swift and Maroon 5 for… Read more...


Dr. John and Cyril Neville to be Presented With the ‘Louie Award’ in Honor of Louis Armstrong

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From News, posted 11.17.15. BMI is proud to announce that legendary BMI songwriters, Dr. John and Cyril Neville, will be presented with the ‘Louie Award’ for their dedication to preserving and promoting the cultural legacy of musical icon Louis Armstrong at the Louis Armstrong House Museum annual gala on December 2, 2015. “Each of our… Read more...


BMI Awards Film Scoring Scholarship to Berklee College of Music Student for 17th Consecutive Year

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From News, posted 11.11.15. BMI is pleased to announce that Nathan Drube, a Berklee College of Music film scoring and composition dual major, has been awarded the 2015 BMI Film Scoring Scholarship, which was presented to him by BMI composer Christopher Lennertz and BMI Vice President, Film/TV Relations, Doreen Ringer-Ross. Drube, whose principle instrument is… Read more...


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