BMI Foundation has named flutist Claire Chase is the recipient of the "Carlos Surinach Prize," given to an emerging artist in recognition of "outstanding commitment to American music," and composer Evan Johnson is the winner of the "Carlos Surinach Commission." Established by a bequest from late BMI classical composer Carlos Surinach, these awards are given in cooperation with the Concert Artists Guild (CAG), a non-profit organization whose mission is to discover, nurture and promote young musicians.