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Introducing TheWRD, a pre-degree diploma in Creative Entrepreneurship


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The Ivors Academy of Music Creators is the home of all songwriters and composers. For over 70 years we’ve represented music creators in the UK, and have bestowed the biggest honours in the industry to giants of modern composition and songwriting.

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The Ivors is when Ivor Novello Awards are presented to recognise creative excellence in UK and Irish songwriting and screen composition.

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The Ivors Composer Awards is when Ivor Novello Awards are presented to recognise creative excellence in UK classical, jazz, and sound arts.

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Remembering Lamont Dozier, who has died aged 81.

He was one of Motown's finest songwriters, one third of Holland-Dozier-Holland, who were behind hits for the Supremes, the Four Tops and the Isley Brothers.

The trio won the Special International Ivor Novello Award in 2004.

NEXT WEEK: @IvorsAcademy research in the North East! Fill out an expression of interest form if you work in the music industry (voluntary/freelance/part-time/full-time) within any role (manager/musician/promoter etc…): https://t.co/y5Khkd5Amo

Only 1 week left to complete the diversity Workforce Diversity Survey.

If you work behind the scenes, help us track diversity in the #musicindustry and support efforts to boost #diversity and #inclusion.

Take part here: https://t.co/TKPwcyXW2m


We are thrilled to welcome Mark Gordon, founder of @ScoreDrawMusic. In this episode, Mark discusses his important work with @IvorsAcademy & @WeAreTheMU’s joint campaign #ComposersAgainstBuyouts.

On the campaign: https://t.co/1aGPzPFJor

🎧 Listen on: https://t.co/1eVEeTMyrl

We’re collecting data on the diversity of those who work behind the scenes in the industry & we need everyone to contribute so we can get the most accurate picture of the industry.

It only takes 10 minutes and really matters.



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