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BMI Composers Share Their Expertise in NYU TV Scoring Workshop


From News, posted 6.29.22. BMI was proud to partner once again with NYU for this year’s renowned TV Scoring Workshop in which BMI composers give insights, as well as feedback, to NYU scoring students. This year’s BMI mentors included John Kaefer, Ben Decter, Sherri Chung, and Sean Callery. The 12-day workshop, which ran from… Read more...

BMI Congratulates its Daytime Emmy Award Winners and Nominees


From News, posted 6.24.22. BMI proudly congratulates our extraordinary composers and songwriters who captured the prestigious honor of winning or having been nominated for this year’s Daytime Emmy Awards. The ceremony will be aired on CBS Friday, June 24, at 9PM Eastern with streaming available on Paramount+. Congratulations to all! Here… Read more...

BMI Holds ‘Power Women en la Música Urbana’ Panel at Tu Música Urban Conference


From News, posted 6.23.22. BMI facilitated an intimate conversation between power women in the Latin urban music space during the Tu Música Urban Conference in Puerto Rico on June 22. Panelists included BMI singer/songwriter Mariah Angeliq, Women in Music’s Paola Solís, Protege Tu Música’s Lcda. Yira Santiago, La Música’s Bianca Alarcon and Lcda. Patricia… Read more...

How to Write to a Music Track: The Art of Toplining


From MusicWorld, posted 6.23.22. For genres like pop, hip-hop, R&B, and EDM/dance music, in most instances, the backing track is created before the words and vocal melody. The track consists of essentially all the music that will accompany the vocal and typically includes drums and percussion, keyboards, and bass. Live guitars or computer generated… Read more...

BMI Composers Open Up at Tribeca Talks: The Art and Business of Scoring for Film, TV & Visual Media


From News, posted 6.15.22. On Saturday, June 11, BMI presented Tribeca Talks: The Art and Business of Scoring for Film, TV & Visual Media, as part of the Tribeca Festival’s Music Lounge at Baby’s All Right in Brooklyn. The panel, moderated by BMI’s Senior VP, Creative Alex Flores featured leading composers Kathryn Bostic, Carlos… Read more...

BMI Presents “The Art and Business of Scoring for Film, TV & Visual Media” During Tribeca Festival


From News, posted 6.06.22. BMI is excited to present Tribeca Talks: The Art and Business of Scoring for Film, TV & Visual Media, a panel that will be included as part of the Tribeca Festival’s Music Lounge, on Saturday, June 11 at 5:30PM at Baby’s All Right in Brooklyn. The panel will be moderated… Read more...

Check Out May’s MusicWorld With Must-Read Tips


From News, posted 5.27.22. In this issue: Jason Blume Weighs in on “What Makes the Perfect Demo?” Brian Tyler’s Music Has All Wondering “Are We Dreaming?” Pop Legend Carole Bayer Sager Opens Up About, Life, Love & Collaboration A Conversation With Songwriting Legend Mike Stoller… Read more...

What Makes the Perfect Demo?


From MusicWorld, posted 5.27.22. “How good do demos need to be?” is one of the questions I am asked most often in my workshops. To effectively answer this question, you need to identify the purpose of your demo recording. For example, is it intended to be pitched in the hopes of finding a home… Read more...

Renowned Composer Brian Tyler Named a BMI Icon at 2022 BMI Film, TV & Visual Media Awards


From News, posted 5.11.22.

Brian Tyler’s Music Has Us All Wondering “Are We Dreaming?”


From News, posted 5.09.22. Whether in a movie theater or on an iPad, the effect is the same: Brian Tyler has an extraordinary way of bringing to life what we’re seeing with his outstanding music. Tyler has scored over 100 films, including blockbusters like Avengers: Age of Ultron, Furious 7, Iron Man 3, and… Read more...

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