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BMI Composer Christopher Lennertz Finds Fans Loving ‘Lost in Space’


From News, posted 6.18.18. Lakeshore Records recently held a celebration at The Gibson Baldwin Showroom in Beverly Hills for the release of the new soundtrack for the Netflix series Lost in Space. The event included a live performance with BMI composer Christopher Lennertz taking the lead on the music he wrote for the popular… Read more...

Peter Boyer’s Music Helps Find the Gateway to America in PBS Special


From MusicWorld, posted 6.15.18. In celebration of Immigrant Heritage Month, PBS will hold the nationwide premiere of Great Performances – Ellis Island: The Dream of America with Pacific Symphony, on June 29th. Ellis Island features noted composer Peter Boyer’s original orchestral score built around seven firsthand stories of immigrants drawn from the Ellis Island… Read more...

How to Write Songs That Are Both Personal and Universal


From MusicWorld, posted 6.15.18. Most of us who are in the business of creating songs are aware of the importance of writing lyrics that have universal appeal, lyrics that connect with millions of hearts. We have also heard about the importance of writing songs that emanate from our hearts, from personal experience. On the… Read more...

BMI Composers Talk Scoring Hit Series at SCL Panel Discussion


From News, posted 6.14.18. The music of award-winning BMI composers Mac Quayle, Siddhartha Khosla, Nathan Barr and Fil Eisler was front and center during a recent panel discussion hosted by the Society of Composers & Lyricists in LA. Moderated by Katie Aselton, the presentation also included clips from their respective shows: American Horror Story,… Read more...

Production Music Conference Open for Registration With BMI Discount


From News, posted 6.13.18. If you’re a composer, songwriter, artist or producer who is interested in learning more about production music, the Production Music Conference, which will be held at the Lowes Hotel in Hollywood, September 26-28, may be just what you need to kick-start your career. The BMI-sponsored event is back for its… Read more...

BMI Bulletin Board: June


From MusicWorld, posted 6.13.18. WORKSHOPS BMI/ Cliff Goldmacher Workshop: Making Your Rough Recordings Anything But “Rough” When: Thursday, June 21, 2018, from 2 - 3 PM Where: BMI’s Nashville office (10 Music Square East, Nashville 37203) How: Register online here Get an insider’s perspective on the process of… Read more...

Del Bryant Featured in New Smithsonian Oral History Project


From News, posted 6.11.18. BMI’s former President and CEO, Del Bryant, is one of 33 creative industry participants featured in a new website from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, “The American Scene: A National Culture Collecting Project.” This thought-provoking initiative focuses on why entertainment matters to American history, exploring this question… Read more...

BMI Congratulates its 2018 Tony Award Winners


From News, posted 6.11.18. The Band’s Visit swept the Tony Awards last night, winning an astounding 10 Tonys, including Best Musical, Best Original Score, and Best Orchestrations. Congratulations to all who are a part of this incredible production. Nice work! Below are the talented music creators who took home prestigious honors: Best Original Score: Read more...

BMI Sponsors 4th Annual SONA Songwriter Summit


From News, posted 6.08.18. BMI’s Michael Crepezzi, Krystina DeLuna and Barbie Quinn proudly represented BMI at the Songwriters of North America (SONA) Summit in Los Angeles on June 3. The standing room-only event, which BMI sponsored, featured a performance by BMI songwriter Justin Tranter, who also participated in a panel discussion about the music… Read more...

5 Questions with VALNTN


From News, posted 6.05.18. First making an impact in 2016 with “Can’t Let Go,” VALNTN (a.k.a. Valentin Fritz) is a German-born songwriter/producer/multi-instrumentalist who started his path with aspirations of becoming a film composer and attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston. Now based in Los Angeles, VALNTN signed with Sony ATV and sold… Read more...

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