BMI Foundation

The BMI Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit organization founded in 1985 by executives of Broadcast Music Incorporated for the purpose of "encouraging the creation, performance and study of music through awards, scholarships, internships, grants, and commissions."[1] Additionally, the Foundation makes grants annually to other not-for-profit musical organizations. The organization is currently headed by Deirdre Chadwick who serves as the President[2] and an elected Board of Directors.

Awards programs include:

  • BMI Student Composer Awards for Classical Compositions[3]
  • Peermusic Latin Scholarships[4]
  • Carlos Surinach Awards and Commissions[5]
  • Woody Guthrie Fellowships[6]
  • Women's Music Commission[7]
  • John Lennon Scholarships[8]
  • Milton Adolphus award[9]
  • Charlie Parker Jazz Composition Prize[10]
  • Jerry Harrington Musical Theater Award[11]
  • Jerry Bock Musical Theater Award[12]
  • Robert B. Sherman Scholarship[13]
  • David N. Baker Jazz Composition Scholarship, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music[14]

References

  1. ^ http://bmifoundation.org/ Archived 2008-05-16 at the Wayback Machine BMI Foundation, Inc.
  2. ^ "BMI Foundation, Inc". BMI Foundation. Archived from the original on 16 May 2008. Retrieved 23 September 2014.
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  14. ^ "David N. Baker Jazz Composition Scholarship". BMI Foundation. Retrieved June 29, 2018.
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