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Press category: The Ivors Academy

• The Ivors Academy Board Director Orphy Robinson MBE elected as Chair of The Ivors Academy Jazz Committee • Emily Saunders elected as Board Director of The Ivors Academy • New opportunities and events launched by the Academy to promote jazz composition nationwide • Leading jazz composers join the Academy to strengthen the voice of […]

The Ivors Academy announce that The Ivors 2020 will be presented in association with Apple Music New Rising Star Award introduced by Apple Music for next year’s ceremony, honouring young British or Irish songwriters and composers PRS for Music renews its commitment to The Ivors Friday 25th October 2019: The Ivors Academy, the body representing […]

 From today, BASCA becomes The Ivors Academy to enhance its visibility and reflect its role as the champion of music creators Name change unifies all areas of the organisation’s work to give a stronger voice for all music writers First step in strategy to build The Ivors Academy’s growth for the future and give creators […]

As part of BASCA’s ambitious strategy for growth – including a rebrand – in 2019, BASCA Chair Crispin Hunt introduced the appointment of Graham Davies as Interim CEO for a further year, in addition to MEP Emma McClarkin and music lawyer Julia Montero as new Independent Directors of the Board. At the AGM, Davies delivered the CEO report and an update on […]

Bucks Music Partners with BASCA for New Signings Indie Publisher Will Cover Cost of Association Membership for its New Writers London, October 5th 2018 – Independent music publisher Bucks Music Group has become the first company to enter into a new agreement that will see it pay for all of its new signings to join music creators […]

The CMM is campaigning to achieve modernisation, fairness and transparency for music makers LONDON, September 13th, 2018 — The UK Council of Music Makers (CMM) – comprised of BASCA, FAC, MMF, MPG, MU – launches today, whilst commending the EU Copyright Directive vote result. The CMM campaigns for a better future for music makers, to […]

BASCA members have been electing representatives across Classical, Jazz, Media and Songwriting genres, with a number of new faces joining those Committees and the Board.


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