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BMI Congratulates its 2019 Annie Nominees

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From News, posted 12.05.18. The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, has announced its 2019 Annie Award nominees, and BMI composers have made a strong showing in both musical categories. The Annie Awards, which will celebrate its 46th year in 2019, honor outstanding contributions to the art of animation. The prestigious awards ceremony will take place… Read more...


Award-Winning Composer Alan Menken Performs his Classics for Charity Event in CA

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From News, posted 8.28.18. Renowned composer Alan Menken shared the stories behind three decades of hit movies, musicals, and songs at a charity event Saturday night, raising more than $50,000 for the Coffin-Siris Syndrome Foundation and the CHIME Institute Early Education Programs. Featuring music from The Little Mermaid, Beauty and The Beast, Little Shop of… Read more...


Alan Menken’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Score Strikes a Chord at the Hollywood Bowl

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From News, posted 5.31.18. The Hollywood Bowl was the place to be Saturday night when Alan Menken’s magical music to Beauty and the Beast pulled at the heartstrings of everyone in the enthusiastic audience. The performance, which was directed by composer agent Richard Kraft and co-produced with composer agent Laura Engel, included not only a… Read more...


Talking Olaf, Books and Other Musical Theatre Inspirations With Kate Anderson and Elyssa Samsel

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From MusicWorld, posted 2.15.18. Meet the musical minds behind songs for “Between the Lines” and “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure.” Read more...


BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop Now Accepting Applications Through August 4

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From News, posted 7.12.17. The BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop is now accepting applications for its first-year composer and lyricist class through the end of day on Friday, August 4. This prestigious workshop begins mid-September 2017 and runs through June 2018. A recipient of the Tony Honors for Excellence in Theatre Award, the BMI… Read more...


Alan Silvestri Receives BMI Icon Award at 2017 BMI Film, TV and Visual Media Awards

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From News, posted 5.11.17. Beverly Hills ceremony also honored year’s top film and television composers Read more...


BMI Announces Launch of “George Bailey Fund” in Support of BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop

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From News, posted 4.28.17. First and second year participants eligible for grants Read more...


BMI Congratulates its Outer Critics Circle Nominees

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From News, posted 4.25.17. As the official organization of writers about New York theater for out-of-town newspapers, national publications, and other media beyond Broadway, the Outer Critics Circle members have named this year’s nominees for its prestigious awards, with several BMI composers on the list. The winners will be announced Monday, May 8. Congratulations to… Read more...


BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop Presents Free Concert on May 1

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From News, posted 4.05.17. Developing works by workshop members to be premiered at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater in NYC 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...


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