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Category: The Ivors Academy Trust

Elton Jackson

Elton Jackson, Director of Artist and Employee Wellbeing at Sony Music, will join a panel exploring music in mental health this Ivors Week. The David Ferguson lecture will be livestreamed from Miloco Studios at 2pm on Tuesday 17th May. It takes place during Ivors Week, which supports The Ivors Academy Trust in their mission to […]

Ray BLK and Jack Garratt

Ivors Week returns for the second year to celebrate songwriting and songwriters. Taking place between 16th and 20th May, with The Ivors with Apple Music as its high point on the 19th, the week supports The Ivors Academy Trust to create new opportunities for emerging music makers. The week launches on Monday with Behind the […]

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 […]

Female Academy board directors and trustees

This comes with the appointment of composers Hannah Peel and Kevin Sargent to the Academy Board, as Mark Ayres and Marc Sylvan’s terms on the Board come to an end. Charlotte Harris, Music and Entertainment Partner at Harris and Trotter LLP Chartered Accountants, has joined the Trust Board. Emily Saunders, Board Director and Chair of […]

The Ivors Academy Trust relaunch

It is an important call to action for increased support for the songwriters, composers and musicians hit hardest by the pandemic and a lack of opportunity. The re-launch comes after two years of work to establish the Academy and its charity within Ivors branding. Working together, the Academy and Trust have begun a major fundraising […]

Despite the challenges we face I would like to wish you a happy new year. I know that this is not the start to 2021 that we all hoped for, and we are facing greater restrictions and challenges than we expected, but the new year also brings hope. We are committed to supporting you 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 […]

Recipients receive a grant of up to £10,000 to help get them to the next stage of their career. The grant can support a number of different activities, including recording, musician fees, attendance of songwriter camps and sessions, training/skills courses and maternity/child care costs. Here is a list of the 2018 grantees: Tev’n Sophie White Nia […]

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