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Applications Open for Pete Carpenter Fellowship – Apply Now!

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From News, posted 6.13.17. The BMI Foundation has announced the opening of this year’s Pete Carpenter Fellowship, a competitive residency for aspiring film, television, and video game composers. The program will award a $2,000 stipend for four to five weeks of intensive mentorship with award-winning BMI composers Christopher Lennertz and Timothy Wynn at their Sonic… Read more...


65th Annual BMI Student Composer Award Winners Announced

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From News, posted 5.17.17. The BMI Foundation (BMIF), in collaboration with BMI, has announced the nine young classical composers, ages 14 to 28, who have been named winners of the 65th annual BMI Student Composer Awards. Renowned American composer and Chair of the Student Composer Awards Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, BMI President and CEO and BMIF… Read more...


Cole Davis Selected as 2017 Winner of BMI Future Jazz Master Scholarship

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From News, posted 4.07.17. The BMI Foundation has announced that Cole Davis is the winner of this year’s BMI Future Jazz Master Scholarship. The $5,000 award was presented to Davis at BMI’s annual dinner and celebration of NEA Jazz Master Fellows at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, April 2. Davis, a bass… Read more...


Stacey Luftig and Phillip Palmer Win 2017 Jerry Bock Musical Theatre Award

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From News, posted 3.07.17. The BMI Foundation has announced Stacey Luftig and Phillip Palmer as the winners of the 2017 Jerry Bock Award for Excellence in Musical Theatre. The $2,000 grant is awarded annually to the lyricist and composer of the most promising musical created in the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop, a… Read more...


BMI Foundation Accepting Applications for 2017 Scholarships

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From News, posted 10.11.16. The BMI Foundation is now accepting online applications for its 2017 scholarship season, open to young musicians attending colleges and universities nationwide. The Foundation will administer seven distinct scholarship competitions that span all genres of American music and are aided by panelists of international musical acclaim. These annual programs include the… Read more...


Jessica Garcia Awarded peermusic Latin Scholarship

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From News, posted 9.13.16. Director of the BMI Foundation’s peermusic Latin Scholarship, Carolina Arenas, has announced that Jessica Garcia is the winner of the 13th annual competition. Garcia, a seventeen-year-old native of Carol Stream, Illinois and student at the College of DuPage, received the $5,000 award for her song, “Sobrevivir.” She is scheduled to perform… Read more...


Charlie Parker Jazz Composition Prize and Manny Albam Commission Awarded to BMI Composer Dan Block

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From News, posted 6.28.16. The 28th Annual Summer Showcase Concert, which featured the best new big band and jazz orchestra compositions created during the past year in the BMI Jazz Composers Workshop, culminated in a win for saxophonist, clarinetist, and composer Dan Block, who was named the winner of the BMI Foundation’s 17th annual Read more...


BMI Congratulates the Lehman Engel Workshop Award Winners

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From News, posted 6.28.16. BMI congratulates the seven members of the Tony-honored BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop, who were winners of its annual Musical Theatre Awards, which consist of the Jerry Harrington Awards for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Musical Theatre, the Jean Banks Award, and the Ellen Schwartz Award for Outstanding Literary Merit… Read more...


BMI Workshop Members Bring Jazz to Summer Showcase Concert in NYC

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From News, posted 5.31.16. The BMI Jazz Composers Workshop will again this year highlight the best new big band and jazz orchestra compositions that were created during the past year in the workshop, at the 28th Annual Summer Showcase Concert on Wednesday, June 22, at 7:30 PM.The free event, which will feature the BMI/New… Read more...


64th Annual BMI Student Composer Award Winners Announced

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From News, posted 5.19.16. The BMI Foundation, in collaboration with BMI, has announced the nine young classical composers, ages 15 to 27, who have been named winners of the 64th annual BMI Student Composer Awards. Renowned American composer and permanent Chair of the Student Composer Awards, Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, BMI President and CEO and BMIF… Read more...


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