News

photo

Dan Block Wins 17th Annual Charlie Parker Jazz Composition Prize

Saxophonist, clarinetist, and composer Dan Block was named the winner of the BMI Foundation’s 17th annual Charlie Parker…

photo

BMI Foundation Awards 2016 Grants to Music Nonprofits Nationwide

The BMI Foundation’s 2016 General Grants Program has awarded funding for over fifty music education programs, service and artistic development…

photo

BMI Foundation Awards 11th Annual Woody Guthrie Fellowship

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

photo

BMI Foundation Presents 2016 Musical Theatre Awards

The BMI Foundation has announced seven members of the Tony-honored BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop as the winners…

photo

Belmont Student Katie Pruitt Wins First Annual Nashville Songwriting Scholarship

Clay Bradley, BMI Foundation (BMIF) Board Member and Director of the Nashville Songwriting Scholarship competition, has announced that Katie Pruitt…

photo

64th Annual BMI Student Composer Award Winners Announced

The BMI Foundation (BMIF), in collaboration with Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI), has announced the nine young classical composers, ages 15…

photo

BMI Foundation Chosen as Beneficiary of 21st Annual Key West Songwriters Festival

The 21st annual Key West Songwriters Festival (KWSWF), presented by Broadcast Music, Inc., (BMI), raised more than $6,500.00 to benefit…

photo

BMI Foundation Reinstates Pete Carpenter Fellowship With Sonic Fuel Studios

The BMI Foundation is pleased to announce the reinstatement of the annual Pete Carpenter Fellowship, a competitive residency for aspiring…

photo

Inaugural David N. Baker Jazz Composition Scholarship Awarded

The BMI Foundation (BMIF), in partnership with Indiana University (IU) Jacobs School of Music, has awarded the inaugural David N.…

photo

Second Annual BMI Future Jazz Master Scholarship Winner Announced

Pat Cook, BMI Foundation Board Member and Director of the BMI Future Jazz Master Scholarship, has announced Chris Otts as…

photo

BMI Foundation Sponsors Passerine Project Musical Benefit

The BMI Foundation (BMIF) sponsored a performance showcase as the culmination of the 2015 Passerine Project songwriting workshop on November…

photo

Berklee College of Music Awarded $5,000 Jazz Composition Scholarship

The BMI Foundation has awarded Boston’s prestigious Berklee College of Music with a $5,000 scholarship to support an undergraduate student…