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BMI’s Anne Cecere Goes to Harvard to Lead Informative Panel on Getting Paid in the Digital Age

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From News, posted 2.06.17. BMI’s Senior Director Film, TV & Visual Media, Anne Cecere, joined Tim Cohan, Senior Vice President, Legal and Business Affairs for Peermusic, and Corey Field, a member of the USC Gould School of Law faculty and founder of his own boutique entertainment firm, in a panel at Harvard Law School entitled… 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 Welcomes Composer Matthew Aucoin to the BMI Family

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From News, posted 4.18.16. BMI is proud to welcome composer, conductor and pianist Matthew Aucoin, one of the most sought-after new talents in the world of classical music and opera, to the BMI family. Aucoin, whose music pleasingly intertwines elements of jazz and other complex rhythms, and whose melodic lines have captured the hearts of… Read more...


A Highly Suspect Conversation with Johnny Stevens

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From News, posted 2.25.16. Pairing Johnny Stevens’ impassioned voice and uncompromising lyrics with thick, bluesy guitars and sinewy grooves, Highly Suspect is a tight power trio that honed its sound in basements and barrooms. Headstrong and full-throttled, the band – comprised of vocalist/guitarist Stevens and the fraternal rhythm section of bassist Rich Meyer and drummer… Read more...


Berklee Students Gain From BMI Perspective and Professor’s New Book

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From News, posted 1.28.15. Broadcast Music Inc.’s Senior Director, Writer Publisher Relations Brandon Haas recently delivered the keynote address at his alma mater, Berklee College of Music, on Thursday, November 13, 2014, for the Music Business/Management majors’ orientation. Invited by two of his previous mentors, Don Gorder, Chair of the Music Business/Management Dept., and John… Read more...


BMI Day at Berklee College of Music

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From News, posted 12.01.14. Composer Emily Joseph received the 2014 BMI Film Scoring Scholarship during BMI Day at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Mass. The BMI Film Scoring Scholarship is a yearly tuition scholarship awarded on the basis of compositional maturity and talent, as well as financial need. Each year, the scholarship is… Read more...


10 Questions With American Authors

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From MusicWorld, posted 9.23.14. The guys of the alt-rock foursome American Authors didn’t intend on becoming the embodiment of optimism and positive energy with their debut album Oh, What a Life, but as their success demonstrates, great things happen to those who think good things. Born at Boston’s Berklee College of Music in 2007 as… Read more...


Monica Fernandez of Berklee Chosen for peermusic Latin Scholarship

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From News, posted 7.11.14. Porfirio Piña, Director of the BMI Foundation’s peermusic Latin Scholarship, has announced that Monica Fernandez is the winner of the 11th annual competition for the award. Fernandez, a native of Monterrey, Mexico, and a student at the Berklee College of Music, received a $5,000 grant for her song, “Sepia” at a… Read more...


BMI Treats Hotel Executives to Special Performance by Singer-Songwriter Lori McKenna

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From News, posted 12.09.13. BMI singer-songwriter Lori McKenna was the featured entertainment at the Winter Conference of the International Society of Hotel Association Executives (ISHAE) held recently (12/4/13) in Boston. McKenna, who is a native of Stoughton, MA, performed many of the original songs that have helped her created a loyal following in New England,… Read more...


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