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Winner of First BMI Founders Award for Radio Broadcasting Announced

The BMI Foundation is delighted to announce 20-year-old Messiah College student Mikaela Mummert as the winner of the inaugural, nationwide…

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LaGuardia Arts Graduate Lila Meretzky Wins 2016 Theodora Zavin Scholarship

The BMI Foundation has announced that Nashville-bound composer and musician Lila Meretzky is the winner of the 2016 Theodora…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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…