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Focus, grow and thrive in music with the help of a mentor Co-Pilot: the Musicians’ Mentoring Network supports music creators with their development by pairing them with an experienced industry mentor. Navigating the music business, as well as the creative, logistical, financial, and emotional pressures that come with being a music creator, can make sustaining […]

Are you a songwriter or composer, aged 18 – 24 and based in the UK?  Are you passionate about positively changing the music industry for other young creators?  Would you like to be a music industry leader in the future?  What is In the Room? In the Room is a leadership development programme for 18 […]

Focus, grow and thrive in music with the help of a mentor Co-Pilot: the Musicians’ Mentoring Network supports music creators with their development by pairing them with an experienced industry mentor. Navigating the music business, as well as the creative, logistical, financial, and emotional pressures that come with being a music creator, can make sustaining […]

If versatility is the key to modern musical success, then Rachel Chinouriri is already well on her way. Nominated for the Rising Star Award with Apple Music 2021, the singer-songwriter hails from Croydon, is of Zimbabwean heritage and has already seen her emotionally complex anthems find favour with everyone from Michaela Cole to Coldplay’s Chris […]

They will have a year-long unique experience working alongside Ivor Novello Award winning producer, songwriter and drummer Cassell The Beatmaker. Inside Track is delivered by Cassell’s community interest company In The Making, in partnership with PPL, The Ivors Academy and The Ivors Academy Trust. In the Making advances the progression of aspiring musicians and recording […]

MELISSA JAMES: “Best current British blues singer I know.” – The words of BBC Radio presenter Tom Robinson who has long given a nod of approval to the work of this singersongwriter. Born and raised in north west London to West Indian parents, Melissa James is, however, much more than a blues singer. She is […]

To celebrate the launch of Co-Pilot, a new mentoring programme brought to you by The Ivors Academy and Help Musicians, we’d like to introduce you to some of last year’s mentees. Mentee applications for this year’s programme are now open for songwriter and composer members of The Ivors Academy, apply by 15th October at 5pm. […]

Inside Track provides an opportunity for four participants, over the course of 12 months, to work with Cassell the Beatmaker, the In The Making team, PPL and The Ivors Academy to: Write and produce two tracks with Cassell the Beatmaker Participate in training workshops and mentoring Receive a promotional opportunity to elevate profile and showcase […]

New opportunity for a Fundraising Manager on a short term assignment

THE ROLE On 5th February 2021 we re-launched our charity under its new name, The Ivors Academy Trust. Simultaneously, our boards have approved a One Academy business plan that lays the groundwork for this short-term assignment. During the past few months an external consultant has been helping the team and trustees develop an initial fundraising […]

THE ROLE The Awards Administrator supports the delivery of The Ivors Academy’s presentations of Ivor Novello Awards.  Ivor Novello Awards are currently presented annually at The Ivors (in September to mainly recognise songwriters and screen composers) and at The Ivors Composer Awards (in December to recognise classical and jazz composers, and sound artists) with additional, occasional, presentations of an Academy Fellowship.  Reporting to the Awards […]

The Ivors Academy has today announced a weeks’ worth of planned activities to celebrate songwriting and composing for screen, taking place during the week of The Ivors with Apple Music on 2 September. The programme will spotlight songwriting and composing greats through a number of free webinars and masterclasses which look to inspire, educate and […]

The Music Creators Mentoring Programme facilitates access to the wider music-making community, matching skills and knowledge. It provides creators with a space to learn, develop and maximise their potential. Successful mentoring partnerships change lives by drawing out and developing talent, by providing career development advice and the impetus for lifelong professional relationships. They benefit mentors […]

The Directory comes in response to the impact of coronavirus, which has seen thousands of musicians losing work as tours, gigs, concerts and studio sessions have been cancelled or postponed. As the leading campaigning organisation for the UK’s composer and songwriter community, The Ivors Academy is now promoting a Remote Recording Directory to bridge this […]

The Collective exists to support the wellbeing and working practices of composers worldwide. As part of the new initiative, a virtual mentorship programme is being launched by composers, for composers. You can sign up as a mentor or a mentee by midday 1 April here: https://bit.ly/3bcESzK As the Composer Wellbeing Collective grows there will be […]

The Ivors Academy invites composers to submit scores as part of a celebration of new music for jazz ensembles. The call for scores originally referred to a live event meant to take place on 25 and 26 June 2020 at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff. Given the current set of […]

We are pleased to invite Academy and Standard members to submit works to be considered for The European Composer and Songwriter Alliance (ECSA)’s thirteenth European ECCO Concert. The concert, which will be performed by the Fractales ensemble, is taking place during the ECSA General Assembly at Flagey in Brussels on 4 February 2020. ECCO is […]

We are pleased to invite Academy and Standard members to submit works to be considered for The European Composer and Songwriter Alliance (ECSA)’s twelfth European ECCO Concert. The concert, which will be performed by the Stockholm Saxophone Quartet, is taking place during the ECSA General Assembly in Stockholm on 8th October 2019. ECCO is an initiative of […]

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