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Oscar-winning producer Paul Epworth congratulates the first Ivor Novello Scholar, Andy Skinner, calling him “an inspiration”

Songwriter Andy Skinner from Bangor, Northern Ireland, has been confirmed as the first Ivor Novello Scholar and will have his fees paid to study TheWRD from The Ivors Academy.

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Advocacy Accelerator announced as part of next chapter of continued growth and ambition at The Ivors Academy AGM

VV Brown, Eve Horne, Oliver Vibrans and Freddie Kofi are the first songwriters, composers and industry professionals to join The Ivors Academy’s Advocacy Accelerator, a new leadership programme to increase diversity on music industry boards. 

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Tickets are on sale to The Ivors Composer Awards 2022

The 20th presentation of Ivor Novello Awards to celebrate creative excellence in classical, jazz and sound arts.

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Further education programme TheWRD to kickstart young creative careers in music

Pre-degree diploma in Creative Entrepreneurship launched by The Ivors Academy.

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Introducing TagMix

Ahead of Ivors Week, we had a chat with Andy Dean, CEO at TagMix - one of the sponsors at our Behind The Songs: Youth Council Showcase event at Amazing Grace.

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Sony Music’s Elton Jackson joins panel exploring music in mental health

David Ferguson lecture panel takes place this Ivors Week.

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Six emerging creators begin In The Room leadership development programme 

New programme aims to positively change the music industry for other young creators 

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Behind the sonic landscape of Wired, a production that traces the line between ‘us’ and ‘them’ through aerial dance

For Deaf Awareness Week, composer Ailís Ní Ríain explains her involvement in this project.

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Remembering Sir Harrison Birtwistle 1934 – 2022

Composer Lynne Plowman and Janis Susskind, MD of Boosey & Hawkes, pay tribute to one of Europe's leading figures in contemporary music.

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Ray BLK, Jack Garratt, Fiona Bevan and Sam Ryder lead events at Ivors Week to support up-and-coming music makers

Ivors Week supports The Ivors Academy Trust and is the UK’s week-long celebration of songwriters.

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Nominees for The Ivors 2022 announced

The nominations are across nine categories - including Songwriter of the Year, Best Contemporary Song, Best Original Scores for Film, Television and Video Games, and the Rising Star Award with Apple Music.

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Call out for mentors to join Co-Pilot: the Musicians’ Mentoring Network

Join Co-Pilot: the Musicians' Mentoring Programme delivered by Help Musicians in partnership with The Ivors Academy

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