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Graham Davies, CEO, introduces The Ivors Academy

This month we take the bold step of launching The Ivors Academy of Music Creators - a new identity for BASCA. This is a confident and modern brand on which to build a strong, progressive organisation for the future.

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European Authors’ Open Letter in Support of the Copyright Directive

The Academy was one of the 108 co-signatories of an open letter to MEPs urging them to support the Copyright Directive in their upcoming vote.

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European Authors’ Open Letter in Support of the Copyright Directive

The Academy was one of the 108 co-signatories of an open letter to MEPs urging them to support the Copyright Directive in their upcoming vote.

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BIMM Bristol event: at home with Tess Tyler

Bristol-based Academy member Tess Tyler inspires media composers of the future at BIMM’s Bristol campus.

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Open Letter to MEPs from Crispin Hunt, Chair

Chair of The Ivors Academy, Crispin Hunt, wrote an open letter to MEPs this week urging them to support the Copyright Directive.

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Guildford & Birmingham events: Dr. Saunders will see you now!

Academy member Emily Saunders travels to ACM Guildford and Birmingham to chat with songwriting students.

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BIMM London event: Emily Phillips songwriting sessions

Academy member Emily Phillips visits BIMM’s London campus and gets to grips with the job of songwriting.

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Show your support for the Copyright Directive – Here’s how to get involved

As the Copyright Directive reaches the final few stages of its journey, it is crucial that creators continue to support the campaign to ensure this essential piece of new policy is adopted.

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Royal College of Music event: Daniel Kidane goes back to school!

Academy member Daniel Kidane and alumni of the Royal College of Music returns back to college for a special guest artist session shining a light on the ‘real life’ of a professional composer.

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Europe for Creators launches new tools to counter Google’s unprecedented lobbying

Europe for Creators is launching a new website and a newsletter, as part of a renewed effort to counter Google’s massive disinformation campaign around Article 13 of the European Copyright Directive.

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Academy members amongst New Years Honours list

Several key figures and longstanding members of BASCA from across the songwriting and composing community have been recognised as part of this year’s New Years Honours list, awarding the achievements of a range of extraordinary people across the UK.

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