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The Ivors Composer Awards 2022 winners announced

The Ivors Academy has revealed the winners of 12 Ivor Novello Awards at the 20th edition of The Ivors Composer Awards, celebrating the best new music in classical, jazz and sound art.

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Survey of acclaimed composers shows the importance of music education throughout their careers

A survey by The Ivors Academy to mark 20 years of The Ivors Composer Awards has shown the importance of music education at every stage of the careers of acclaimed classical, jazz and sound art composers. The majority studied music at school, had opportunities to learn an instrument, the chance to perform music when growing up and many now teach as part of their career.

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Rab Noakes: an appreciation from Bill Sweeney and Stephen Wright

The unexpected passing of Rab Noakes on 11th November, aged 75, has left an irreplaceable void in the cultural landscape of our country.

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Rab Noakes: an appreciation from Bill Sweeney and Stephen Wright

The unexpected passing of Rab Noakes on 11th November, aged 75, has left an irreplaceable void in the cultural landscape of our country.

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The Ivors Composer Awards 2022 winners announced

The Ivors Academy has revealed the winners of 12 Ivor Novello Awards at the 20th edition of The Ivors Composer Awards, celebrating the best new music in classical, jazz and sound art.

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Survey of acclaimed composers shows the importance of music education throughout their careers

A survey by The Ivors Academy to mark 20 years of The Ivors Composer Awards has shown the importance of music education at every stage of the careers of acclaimed classical, jazz and sound art composers. The majority studied music at school, had opportunities to learn an instrument, the chance to perform music when growing up and many now teach as part of their career.

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Olivia Rodrigo is the biggest songwriter on the planet, new report from Blokur and The Ivors Academy analysing digital platforms shows

In its second year, 2021 Songwriters’ Review analyses songwriter data from Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music and YouTube to create a chart of the top 100 most popular songs

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The Ivors Academy joins forces with Generator to bring groundbreaking music diploma to the North

Creative talent development agency Generator, a mainstay in the UK’s music, creative and cultural scene for over three decades is entering into a new partnership with The Ivors Academy to deliver a number of scholarship places on a new, innovative diploma - TheWRD.

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The first Ivors Composer Week announced to celebrate composing across classical, jazz and sound arts

Ivors Composer Week is one way in which the Academy is championing composers by celebrating their craft, providing opportunities to connect and exploring topics impacting composers.

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The Ivors Composer Awards 2022 Nominations Announced

The nominations for the 20th edition of The Ivors Composer Awards 2022, which celebrate the best new works by composers writing for classical, jazz and sound art, have been announced.

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The Ivors Composer Awards 2022 Hosts and Partners Announced

We’re excited to announce further plans for the 20th anniversary Ivors Composer Awards.

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The Song Remains The Thing

Keith Jopling, creator and host of The Art of Longevity podcast, explores the role of songcraft over long careers in music.

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