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Dropping the only black composer and Jazz from Edexcel’s A-level syllabus is a damaging decision that must be reversed

Award winning Jazz musician, composer and Piano Professor Robert Mitchell writes for The Ivors Academy.

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Members of the Academy pay tribute to Gerry Marsden MBE

We hear from the music creator community on the life, work and influence of Gerry Marsden MBE.

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New Year message from The Ivors Academy CEO, Graham Davies

Read our New Year message from The Ivors Academy CEO and find out how we're supporting our creator community.

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A tribute to Geoff Stephens 1934 – 2020

Academy member Mitch Murray CBE reflects on the life and work of the prolific songwriter.

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UK Disability History Month – A life working in Music as a creator

The final blog for the Ivors Academy’s celebration of UK Disability History Month is written by Composer Lloyd Coleman.

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Looking back at 2020

Our Annual Review takes a look back at past twelve months, the successes, challenges and what lies ahead for The Ivors Academy, and our community of songwriters and composers.

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UK Disability History Month – A life working in Music as a Creator

The Ivors Academy celebrates UK Disability History Month with new member Xia Leon Sloane.

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The Ivors Academy calls for regulation of Major Music Intermediaries

The Academy makes a series of recommendations to UK Government to create a level playing field for songwriters.

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8 out of 10 music creators earn less than £200 a year from streaming

Creators’ earnings from streaming contrasts with the three overseas major music groups reporting combined streaming revenues of $4.4bn so far this year.

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