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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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MEPs back Copyright Directive by large majority

We, the music creators of the UK, send a message of thanks and celebration for the European Copyright Directive that was voted in by the European Parliament today.

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“You can be engaged in politics and not be Bono” – our Chair, Crispin Hunt, on the Copyright Directive vote

Ahead of the key vote in the European Parliament on the Copyright Directive today (March 26), our Chair, Crispin Hunt, spoke to Music Week about our lobbying effort.

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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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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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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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