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