The Premier Organization For Music Creators Working in Visual Media

The Society of Composers & Lyricists has been bringing together creators since 1945 to foster community, further our understanding of our craft, and to have a voice in the decisions that affect our future.

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A Community Full of Leaders

Academy Award: Original Score

SCL member Ludwig Göransson has won the 2019 Oscar® for Music (Original Score) for Black Panther.

Academy Award: Original Song

SCL member Andrew Wyatt (2nd from left) has won the 2019 Oscar® for Music (Original Song) for "Shallow" from A Star is Born. He is pictured here alongside co-songwriters Mark Ronson (L), Lady Gaga (center), Anthony Rossomando (R).

Academy Award: Film Editing

SCL member John Ottman has won the 2019 Oscar® for Achievement in Film Editing for Bohemian Rhapsody.

The SCL is a vibrant community of composers, lyricists, and songwriters, and has been an active part of Hollywood's music community since 1983. SCL members enjoy the camaraderie among composers and lyricists at a variety of stages in their careers, along with students, patrons, and sponsors supportive of our professional work. The SCL is active in improving the workplace and working conditions through an ongoing dialogue with experienced and acknowledged representatives of the global music community.

If you are an aspiring or professional composer or songwriter, we invite you to consider membership to the Society of Composers & Lyricists.