Pictured: Associated Production Music president Adam Taylor, inaugural fellow Chanda Dancy and Young Musicians Foundation executive director Edye Rugolo
Associated Production Music and Young Musicians Foundation awarded the first annual APM/YMF Film and TV Music Business Fellowship to Chanda Dancy, an aspiring, young composer living in Los Angeles.
The winner was announced at the Todd-AO scoring stage on the CBS/Radford studio lot, which is one of the largest in Los Angeles.
APM President Adam Taylor, YMF Executive Director Edye Rugolo and scoring composers George S. Clinton, Joseph Curiale, Laura Karpman and Jeff Rona were on hand to present the award.
“Winning this fellowship will give Chanda a real-world education in the business of composing for film and television,” said YMF Executive Director Edye Rugolo. “YMF exists to give young musicians these kinds of opportunities. Chanda has demonstrated the perseverance and dedication it takes to make it in the highly competitive film and television scoring business.”
Composers interested in being considered for next year’s fellowship program can apply online at www.ipressroom.com/pr/apm/info/fellowship.asp.