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Month: December 2020

Associate Music Director of the Bristol based Paraorchestra, Lloyd Coleman is a fearless and unapologetic champion for disabled creators and performers. We are delighted to have the opportunity to dip into Lloyd’s creative journey… …’I count myself extremely lucky’… I’m often asked if my hearing and visual impairments, both of which I’ve lived with since […]

Advert for The Ivors Academy Annual Review 2020

“While 2020 has been phenomenally difficult and there are many challenges ahead, it’s in such times that we need community and common purpose. Thank you for supporting each other, the Academy, and for uniting in our collective purpose to create a positive future for songwriters and composers.” Academy Chair Crispin Hunt and CEO Graham Davies […]

Although still a student composer, Xia has several outstanding achievement to their name, a highlight of which is their award as winner of the 2018 BBC Young Composer Competition. These are reflections on their lived experiences as a Brailist composer – …’labels can simplify things we do not understand…’ I have always been resistant to […]

Fiona Bevan

The Ivors Academy has recommended that the UK Government: Introduce regulation of the Major Music Intermediaries – international corporate groups comprising both labels and publishing with revenues above 5% of world markets – with a code of conduct to create parity with how Collective Management Organisations are regulated. Implement a package of copyright reform, based […]

A poll by The Ivors Academy and Musicians’ Union has exposed the shockingly inadequate earnings the majority of music creators currently receive from streaming. The findings come ahead of the second meeting of the DCMS Select Committee inquiry into the economics of music streaming, on Tuesday 8 December. The survey of the organisations’ members shows […]

The winners of these prestigious Ivor Novello Awards were revealed earlier tonight as part of a two-hour ceremony broadcast exclusively on BBC Radio 3, hosted by Kate Molleson and Tom Service. Ivor Novello Awards were presented to eleven composers for categories covering classical, jazz and sound art compositions, in addition to three ‘Gift of The […]

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