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Inappropriate behaviour in the music industry: ISM statement

Inappropriate behaviour in the music industry: ISM statement

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The Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) has recently issued a statement about inappropriate behaviour in the music industry, offering up some important information for those who feel they may have ...

Laura  Barnes
on Oct 31st 2017 at 11:52AM
'Every child has a right to music education' - ISM launches Primary Music Toolkit

'Every child has a right to music education' - ISM launches Primary Music Toolkit

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The ISM Trust, supported by the Schools Music Association (SMA), has commissioned the Primary Music Toolkit to help primary school teachers further their self-assurance in teaching music in the classroom.

Laura  Barnes
on Oct 3rd 2017 at 11:03AM
Uptake of arts subjects in UK schools last year was the 'lowest of the decade'

Uptake of arts subjects in UK schools last year was the 'lowest of the decade'

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The Education Policy Institute (EPI) has published a new report examining entries to arts subjects at Key Stage 4 over the past ten years.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 25th 2017 at 11:00AM
Top 10 stories of the week: Harman job cuts, ISM's noise complain victory, retailers' 'lack of confidence' in industry future

Top 10 stories of the week: Harman job cuts, ISM's noise complain victory, retailers' 'lack of confidence' in industry future

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The biggest story on MI Pro this week was the news that Harman is laying off 650 employees from its pro solutions division.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 22nd 2017 at 10:27AM

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Noise complaint appeal against pianist James Carrabino dropped

Noise complaint appeal against pianist James Carrabino dropped

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The Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) and Young Musician on the Year finalist James Carrabino are celebrating a win for playing the piano at home.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 20th 2017 at 4:47PM
OPINION: The digital revolution streams ahead, but are performers getting paid properly?

OPINION: The digital revolution streams ahead, but are performers getting paid properly?

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Despite worries that the rise of streaming services would ruin the music industry, new reports suggest that the digital revolution has actually boosted revenue.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 6th 2017 at 10:25AM
A-Level results show 'deep concerns' about uptake of music lessons

A-Level results show 'deep concerns' about uptake of music lessons

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This week, A-level and AS level results were released for schools in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. But while students celebrated their achievements, the results from the Joint Council of ...

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 18th 2017 at 11:03AM
ISM ramps up #FreeMoveCreate campaign with new logo

ISM ramps up #FreeMoveCreate campaign with new logo

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The Incorporated Society of Musicians’ (ISM) #FreeMoveCreate campaign has unveiled its new logos, generously donated by award-winning communication design agency Cog Design.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 15th 2017 at 12:54PM

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OPINION: It is time to make music lessons accessible for every child

OPINION: It is time to make music lessons accessible for every child

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There aren't many people who would argue against the idea that education is important for not only developing a child’s brain academically, but also helping them understand social situations, express ...

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 2nd 2017 at 11:12AM
ISM: 'Education Secretary has betrayed the future of our children, as well as our thriving creative industries'

ISM: 'Education Secretary has betrayed the future of our children, as well as our thriving creative industries'

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The Government has revealed its plans for the EBacc eighteen months after the consultation closed, and the Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) has not held back with its response to ...

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 20th 2017 at 10:14AM
#FreeMoveCreate: New campaign will protect freedom of movement for those working in the creative industries

#FreeMoveCreate: New campaign will protect freedom of movement for those working in the creative industries

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A new collaborative campaign has launched, representing over 30,000 musicians and artists from across the memberships of The Artists Information Company (a-n) and the Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM).

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 12th 2017 at 4:05PM
OPINION: Why the whole of the MI industry should support music lessons

OPINION: Why the whole of the MI industry should support music lessons

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The likes of ISM have been campaigning heavily to protect creative subjects in schools, but is the wider musical instrument industry doing enough to support the continuation of music lessons?

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 4th 2017 at 11:58AM

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Impact of EBacc brought to light as UK school removes music lessons from curriculum

Impact of EBacc brought to light as UK school removes music lessons from curriculum

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A school in Essex has decided to remove weekly music lessons for pupils aged between 11 and 13 due to budget cuts.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 30th 2017 at 11:20AM
Top 10 stories of the week: Kye Smith interview, Worldpay app for retailers, EBacc's 'devastating' effect on music lessons

Top 10 stories of the week: Kye Smith interview, Worldpay app for retailers, EBacc's 'devastating' effect on music lessons

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This biggest story on MI Pro this week was our interview with drummer and YouTube star Kye Smith.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 23rd 2017 at 10:08AM
EBacc is having a 'devastating' effect on the uptake of music in schools

EBacc is having a 'devastating' effect on the uptake of music in schools

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New reports have revealed that EBacc subjects are at an all-time high as fewer pupils are taking creative subjects.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 16th 2017 at 11:13AM