Gift membership

Be instrumental in supporting the musicians in your life

Give the musicians in your life the security, peace of mind and opportunity that comes with being part of a professional body.

By buying them an ISM membership you can ensure they have the advice, protection and representation they need as a professional musician, including:

  • public liability and legal expenses insurances
  • expert advice and representation from our specialist in-house legal team
  • practical, one-to-one advice
  • listings to help them find work
  • up to 30% off our seminars, conferences and events
  • 24-hour legal and counselling helplines...

...and much more

ISM membership would make an ideal gift for any professional musicians’ birthday or Christmas. It would also be perfect as a thank you present or to celebrate a new job.

Gift membership from £15

Full membership is £171 a year. If you are giving membership to a musician who has graduated from their first degree-level qualification in music in the last ten years, you can buy them our graduate membership for just £75 for the first year.

Do you teach? Why not buy your pupils ISM student membership when they go off to university or conservatoire? Student membership is just £15 a year.

If you have any questions about gift membership, please call us on 020 7221 3499 or email

Please note: to be eligible for ISM membership the recipient of the gift must satisfy our entry criteria.

How to order a gift membership

Call our membership team on 020 7221 3499 or email Kirsten, our Membership Officer: