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Following a member vote, 40 music creators will join the Senate to represent members’ views at The Ivors Academy. They work across a range of genres including classical, grime, jazz, games, film and TV, theatre and musicals, pop, rock, sound art and electronic music.
The nominations for The Ivors Composer Awards 2021 have been announced, which celebrate the best new works by composers writing for classical, jazz and sound art.
For our second October (Black History Month) edition of the member spotlight, we speak to Rachel Chinouriri - The two time Ivor nominee, singer-songwriter who hails from Croydon and is of Zimbabwean heritage about herself, experiences and how her heritage influences her work.
For our first October (Black History Month) edition of the member spotlight, we speak to Melissa James – an Artist, Singer, Songwriter, Writer, Creator and Standard Member about herself, experiences and how her heritage influences her work. We'll also be speaking about her initiative, Stronger on Sundays (SoS) - a Conversations with Compassion on Racial and Social Justice in a music-filled space.
With climate scientist Dr Tamsin Edwards and moderator, Emmy-nominated composer, artist, and music producer Hannah Peel the lecture will explore how the music industry can reduce its emissions and promote a progressive climate agenda through EarthPercent.
For our August edition of the member spotlight, we speak to Xia Leon Sloane – a young yet already accomplished composer, about the premier performance of their composition ‘In pearls of æther’ at the Cheltenham music festival.