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Entries in 'ism' (16)

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
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

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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
ISM reacts to election: 'Creative industries are the future in this uncertain world'

ISM reacts to election: 'Creative industries are the future in this uncertain world'

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With the 2017 General Election result announced, businesses, organisations and the public have begun to air their views about what a hung parliament could mean for the country and the ...

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 11th 2017 at 3:17PM
What do musicians want from the new parliament?

What do musicians want from the new parliament?

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The Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) has released its manifesto for musicians ahead of June’s general election.

Laura  Barnes
on May 30th 2017 at 4:31PM

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ISM's top tips for musicians working abroad

ISM's top tips for musicians working abroad

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The prospect of travelling abroad to make music, especially on a professional basis, is a dream of many musicians. In its latest column for MI Pro, the Incorporated Society of ...

Laura  Barnes
on May 25th 2017 at 3:54PM
ISM: 'Conservative Party must drop its plans to press ahead with an unreformed EBacc.'

ISM: 'Conservative Party must drop its plans to press ahead with an unreformed EBacc.'

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In response to the Conservative manifesto released this week, the Bacc for the Future campaign by ISM has released the statement referring to the party’s plans for the EBacc school ...

Laura  Barnes
on May 21st 2017 at 3:53PM
ISM awards Oliver Knussen CBE with Distinguished Musician Award

ISM awards Oliver Knussen CBE with Distinguished Musician Award

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The eminent composer-conductor Oliver Knussen CBE has been awarded the ISM Distinguished Musician Award 2016 for his extraordinary services to music as a leading figure in contemporary classical music.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 27th 2017 at 5:30PM
Sue Sturrock named President of the Incorporated Society of Musicians

Sue Sturrock named President of the Incorporated Society of Musicians

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The Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) has announced the appointment of Sue Sturrock as its President 2017/18.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 23rd 2017 at 4:30PM

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ISM awards schools for 'commitment to music'

ISM awards schools for 'commitment to music'

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The Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) has honoured a number of schools for their commitment to music in the curriculum.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 4th 2017 at 12:00PM
ISM on Brexit: 'The relationship between a post-exit UK and the European Single Market is a source of considerable concern'

ISM on Brexit: 'The relationship between a post-exit UK and the European Single Market is a source of considerable concern'

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In its first column for MI Pro, The Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) discusses what aspects of musicians' working lives could be affected by today’s triggering of Article 50, and ...

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 29th 2017 at 10:43AM
Over 100 creative industry figures urge Prime Minister to drop 'deeply damaging' EBacc

Over 100 creative industry figures urge Prime Minister to drop 'deeply damaging' EBacc

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ISM's Bacc for the Future campaign has handed in a letter to Number 10 Downing Street, warning of the effects of the “un-evidenced” and “deeply damaging” English Baccalaureate.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 27th 2017 at 5:01PM