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John Williams Honored With Special Award at 34th Annual BMI Film, TV & Visual Media Awards

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From News, posted 5.10.18. Previous year’s top film, TV and visual media composers also honored, along with composers Laura Karpman, Miriam Cutler, Lolita Ritmanis and Rick Baitz at Beverly Hills ceremony. Read more...


BMI Composer David Newman Is Celebrated as the American Youth Symphony Reaches New Heights

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From News, posted 11.14.17. David Newman is passionate about film music and even more so when he sees young musicians so receptive to it, as he has for the last ten years with the American Youth Symphony’s Hollywood Project. Newman, who is by all means an extraordinary composer, is also an expert conductor and a… Read more...


David Newman Thrills Audiences With John Williams’ “Raiders of the Lost Ark”

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From News, posted 8.08.17. BMI composer David Newman expertly did justice to one of the most beloved film scores of all time when he conducted John Williams’ music to Raiders of the Lost Ark at the Hollywood Bowl over the weekend. The performance, which was synched live to the iconic film, featured the LA Philharmonic,… Read more...


Legendary BMI Composer Jerry Goldsmith Posthumously Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

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From News, posted 5.15.17. Although a behind-the-scenes presence in epic films and TV series that include several Star Trek sagas, The Omen, Poltergeist, Patton, Basic Instinct, The Wind and the Lion, Alien, L.A. Confidential, The Twilight Zone, Dr. Kildare, The Man From U.N.C.L.E, The Waltons, and many, many more, the late Oscar and Emmy-winning BMI… Read more...


Back to the Future With the American Youth Symphony

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From News, posted 11.15.16. The American Youth Symphony was completely in synch with a LIVE to picture perfect performance of renowned BMI composer Alan Silvestri’s score to the iconic film Back to the Future Sunday night at UCLA’s Royce Hall. The BMI-sponsored concert, which was conducted by award-winning BMI composer/conductor David Newman, was a fundraiser… Read more...


BMI Helps Take American Youth Symphony Back to the Future

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From News, posted 10.24.16. BMI composer Alan Silvestri’s score to the iconic film Back to the Future will hit the big screen once again – this time with an accompanying special performance by the American Youth Symphony, led by multi award-winning BMI composer/conductor David Newman. This exuberant LIVE-to-picture event, of which BMI is a proud… Read more...


Hollywood is Bowled Over by BMI Composers John Williams and David Newman

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From News, posted 9.08.16. BMI composer/conductors John Williams and David Newman returned to the Hollywood Bowl for three nights over Labor Day weekend to give movie-loving audiences more groundbreaking performances of film music. During the magical night under the LA stars, which was aptly entitled “Maestro of the Movies,” Williams conducted his scores from blockbuster… Read more...


BMI Goes to NY Philharmonic Celebration of Legendary Composer John Williams

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From News, posted 6.02.16. The incomparable music of BMI composer John Williams was celebrated in a tribute concert by the highly esteemed NY Philharmonic on May 24, with BMI’s Vice President of Film/TV Relations, Doreen Ringer-Ross, proudly in attendance to support both Williams and the conductor of the event, BMI composer David Newman. Williams’ iconic… Read more...


Kick Back With May’s MusicWorld!

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From News, posted 5.24.16. This month’s must-reads include: What You Can Learn From Cover Songs Get to Know Great American Canyon Band Film Music is Alive and Playing Thanks to David Newman Highlights From the 2016 BMI Pop Awards, With Taylor Swift, Icons Mann & Weil and More Best… Read more...


Composer James Newton Howard Honored as BMI Icon at 2016 Film/TV Awards

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From News, posted 5.12.16. Ceremony also celebrated top film, TV and cable composers Read more...


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