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David Hertzberg and Gregory Spears Win 2015 Carlos Surinach Commissions

The BMI Foundation has announced that critically-acclaimed emerging composers David Hertzberg and Gregory Spears are the 2015 winners of the…

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Miho Hazama Wins 16th Annual Charlie Parker Jazz Composition Prize

Composer Miho Hazama was named the winner of the BMI Foundation’s 16th annual Charlie Parker Jazz Composition Prize and…

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LaGuardia Arts Graduate Rain Johannes Wins 2015 Theodora Zavin Scholarship

The BMI Foundation has announced that college-bound composer and musician Rain Johannes is the winner of the 2015 Theodora Zavin…

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BMI Foundation Presents 2015 Musical Theatre Awards

The BMI Foundation has announced nine members of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop as the winners of its…

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Patrick Cook Elected to BMI Foundation Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of the BMI Foundation has announced BMI Director of Musical Theatre and Jazz Patrick Cook as…

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BMI Foundation Awards 10th Annual Woody Guthrie Fellowship

BMI Foundation President Deirdre Chadwick, Woody Guthrie Center Executive Director Deana McCloud, and Woody Guthrie Foundation President Nora Guthrie have…

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63rd Annual BMI Student Composer Award Winners Announced

The BMI Foundation, in collaboration with Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®), has announced the nine young classical composers, ages 14 to…

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Berklee Student Nicolás Farias Wins 12th Annual peermusic Latin Scholarship

Porfirio Piña, Senior Vice President of the BMI Foundation and Director of the peermusic Latin Scholarship competition, has announced that…

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BMI Foundation Announces BMI Future Jazz Master Scholarship

Deirdre Chadwick, President of the BMI Foundation, and Mike O’Neill, President and CEO of Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) and Honorary…

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BMI Foundation, GRAMMY Museum, and SongHall Celebrate Steve Tyrell with Legends of Song

The BMI Foundation proudly joined forces with the GRAMMY Museum and Songwriters Hall of Fame (SongHall) to present a very…

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John Lennon Scholarship Winner Competes in American Idol Semifinals

Eighteen-year-old singer/songwriter JAX, second-place winner of the BMI Foundation’s 17th annual John Lennon Scholarships, has advanced to the semifinal…

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GRAMMY-Winning Vocalist Steve Tyrell and BMI SHOF Inductees Celebrate That Lovin’ Feeling

The Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF) and BMI Foundation present an intimate evening with BMI songwriter and GRAMMY-winning vocalist Steve…