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BMI Composer Frederik Wiedmann’s Music Reaches International Space Station

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From News, posted 5.02.18. Emmy-winning BMI composer Frederik Wiedmann’s music is everywhere, including in space. Disney Junior’s Mission Force One, the latest chapter of its acclaimed series Miles from Tomorrowland, with score by Wiedmann, recently presented the first-ever kids program premiere to actual astronauts on board the International Space Station. The episode, entitled “The Space… Read more...


BMI Sponsors Ninth Annual Education Through Music - Honors Richard Sherman

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From News, posted 12.11.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. proudly sponsored the ninth annual Education Through Music – Los Angeles (ETM–LA) benefit gala on Sunday, December 7, 2014, at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. For this year’s event, one of the recipients of The Shining Star Award (given in honor of individuals whose… Read more...


BMI Sponsors Charity Event Honoring Composer Richard Sherman

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From News, posted 12.03.14. As part of its efforts in supporting musical education, BMI will sponsor the ninth annual Education Through Music – Los Angeles (ETM–LA) benefit gala on Sunday, December 7, 2014, at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. For this year’s event, one of the recipients of The Shining Star… Read more...


BMI and SCL Present an Evening with Richard Sherman in Beverly Hills

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From News, posted 10.08.12. Legendary composer and lyricist performs standards from Disney catalogue Read more...


Remembering Robert Sherman: 1925-2012

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From News, posted 3.06.12. Legendary songwriter and composer Robert B. Sherman has died. He was 86. Mr. Sherman built a uniquely and dazzlingly successful career, composing hit singles, television themes, movie soundtracks for Disney and others, Broadway scores and more. Sherman possessed an unmatched love and mastery of language, which is especially visible in his… Read more...


Taylor Swift to Receive Hal David Starlight Award

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From News, posted 5.17.10. Taylor Swift will receive the prestigious Hal David Starlight Award during the 2010 Songwriters Hall of Fame Awards dinner, slated for Thursday, June 17 at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel. In making the announcement, Hal David, Chairman/CEO of the Songwriters Hall of Fame, emphasized the magnitude of Swift’s breakthrough: “Taylor… Read more...


BMI Foundation Names Andy Roninson Recipient of Robert Sherman Scholarship

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From News, posted 4.28.10. The BMI Foundation recently tapped composer Andy Roninson as the recipient of the 2010 Robert Sherman Scholarship. Awarded each year to an auspicious student composer currently studying musical theatre, the $1,000 scholarship was established in 2006 by Robert Sherman. Currently an undergraduate student at Purchase College in the Conservatory of Music… Read more...


Getting to Know ‘The Boys’: The Lives and Music of The Sherman Brothers

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From MusicWorld, posted 6.16.09. Their songs are ingrained in our collective musical memory: “It’s a Small World,” “Chim Chim Cher-ee,” “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious,” and more. Brothers Robert Sherman and Richard M. Sherman, better known as The Sherman Brothers, composed the scores for classic Hollywood musicals including Mary Poppins and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and this summer, a… Read more...


Jeffrey Simno Wins Robert Sherman Scholarship

From News, posted 2.05.09. The BMI Foundation, Inc. has announced that Columbia University graduate student Jeffrey Simno has won the 2008 Robert Sherman Scholarship. The $1,000 award is made possible through the generosity of Mary Poppins composer Robert Sherman and is given each year to a talented student composer studying musical theatre. Read more...


Yale School Of Drama Student Wins BMI Foundation’s Robert Sherman Scholarship

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From News, posted 12.14.07. The BMI Foundation, Inc. has announced that Yale School of Drama student Michael Mitnick has won the 2007 Robert Sherman Scholarship. The $1,000 award is made possible through the generosity of Mary Poppins composer Robert Sherman and is given each year to a talented student composer studying musical theatre. Mitnick, a… Read more...


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