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Following the appointment of The Ivors Academy Senate, The Ivors Academy looks forward to rolling out member networks from the start of 2022. This month’s social will provide further information about next steps for the members’ Senate, council and networks and how you, as members, can drive the future of the organisation. Join The Ivors […]

Taking place on Thursday 18th November, Resonate will feature a packed programme of events from panels to workshops to trade stands and more with a mini programme being made available online in real time.  In its 5 year history, Resonate has worked hard to grow to become a must-attend event in the Scottish musical calendar. […]

The UK’s foremost celebration of creative excellence in contemporary classical and jazz composition and sound arts returns to the British Museum in London on Wednesday 8 December 2021. Ivor Novello Awards will be presented across six nominated categories to celebrate the composers of new music heard by UK audiences between 1 April 2020 and 31 […]

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Abbey Road celebrate their 90th anniversary this November with a 2-day free festival featuring masterclasses, interactive sessions, practical workshops, Q & A’s and live performances. We are proud to partner with Abbey Road to present a songwriting masterclass ‘Talking Songwriting’ on Friday 12th November at 13:00. In this special session, you’ll hear from number 1 […]

October is Black History Month, and joining us for this month’s Member Social is Singer, Songwriter and Artist, Melissa James to talk about Music, Activism and her initiative, Stronger on Sundays – Conversations with Compassion on Racial and Social Justice in a music-filled space. Come along to find out more about how you can engage […]

About this event Navigating the music business, as well as the creative, logistical, financial, and emotional pressures that come with being a musician, can make sustaining a career in the industry incredibly challenging. Join us to explore how you can use your experience in the industry to empower musicians to take the next step in […]

Brian Eno and Professor Brian Cox will present this year’s David Ferguson Lecture as they explore the music industry’s role within the climate emergency. It has never been more urgent to reflect on the music industry’s impact on the climate. From streaming to touring, how can the industry assume more responsibility and transform its attitude […]

Join us on Wednesday 8th September at 18:00 – 19:30 for a virtual information evening to find out more about the Academy, how you can get involved, and be part of an incredible community of diverse, talented and dedicated songwriters.

Join The Ivors Academy in person or online for our first ever hybrid member event. This will be an informal conversation on the experiences of mentoring / being mentored and who better to speak to this than our inaugural Rising Star Winners Mysie and Fraser T Smith. We will also provide an overview of our […]

We kick of Ivors Week 2021 on Monday 20th September, come along to this month’s virtual social to find out more about Ivors Week and how to engage with the celebrations! Join The Ivors Academy’s Virtual Monthly Member Socials to network with The Ivors Academy community and meet other members. Each third Monday of the […]

This month Lynne Maltman of Music Support will join us to talk about their initiative with Thrive: Mental Wellbeing, the NHS approved mobile app that supports music professionals in maintaining positive mental health. We encourage members from across the country to join the online sessions, which will take place as Zoom meetings and include rotating […]

The 66th presentation of Ivor Novello Awards at The Ivors with Apple Music take place on Tuesday 21st September 2021 at the Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London. The Ivors with Apple Music sees the presentation of Ivor Novello Awards to recognise creative excellence in songwriting and screen composition. Awards are also presented to composers and […]

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Each third Monday of the month, we will give an update on The Ivors Academy’s activities, provide members the opportunity to get involved in projects and introduce new members to the community. We encourage members from across the country to join the online sessions, which will take place as Zoom meetings and include rotating breakout […]

One of the Academy’s most in demand events of 2020 returns for members this February. The session is a cross-genre online networking event open for songwriters, producers, lyricists and instrumentalists who want an opportunity to meet co-writers. The event will start with a welcome from the membership team before the group is split into rotating […]

The Ivors Academy and Musicians’ Union (MU) are hosting a joint online event for aspiring and new media composers. About the event: The session will explore the ways in which a composer can start to find and secure media commissions and the skills needed. Experienced panellists will provide insight on pitching and commissioning processes, general […]

Scoring for Feature Documentaries: In association with The Ivors Academy Xpo North is pleased to present ‘Scoring for Feature Documentaries: In association with The Ivors Academy’ on Thursday 17th of June at 15:45 – 16:45. This unmissable session will be of equal interest to both the film and music community – and will see multi […]

Have A Say – CEO, Graham Davies will be joining us to discuss the upcoming changes that will be proposed at our next AGM and there will also be a short conversation on how you can vote. Join The Ivors Academy’s Monthly Member Socials to network with The Ivors Academy community and meet other members. […]

The Ivors Academy Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place on Tuesday July 6 2021 at 16:00, and take place virtually through the online application Zoom. We are very happy to accommodate guests but please note both guests and members must register in advance by 16:00 on the 4th of July 2021.  To register your place […]

The Great Escape returns in 2021 as on online version taking place on 13th and 14th of May with a cutting-edge line up of  brand new and established artists to celebrate new music discovery. Alongside the gigs there’s a conference featuring insightful panels, topical debates, keynote speeches and networking opportunities in abundance. Our very own […]

The first half of this month’s meet up will introduce creators to the Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC) in the USA and why it’s important for UK songwriters to check their songs are correctly registered and royalties distributed.   “Say the word metadata, and the eyes of most music creators glaze over. Yet it’s the key […]

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