Join us

Become part of a diverse, growing membership of musicians who are backed by the support, advice, services and expertise of the ISM - the UK's professional body for musicians.

Full membership

£171 per year or pay monthly: £17.10 a month over ten months.

Friends membership

£60 per year to support our vital work protecting musicians, the music profession and music education.

ISM full, graduate and student membership includes:

  • £10,000,000 public liability insurance and £100,000 legal expenses insurance
  • discounts on musical instrument and equipment insurance
  • specialist legal advice and representation from our in-house legal team
  • 24-hour counselling and legal helplines, open 365 days a year
  • tax support services
  • unpaid fees recovery service
  • award-winning professional development at a discounted members' rate
  • one-to-one advice
  • listings to help you find work
  • promotion of your events and concerts
  • the professional status that comes with being a member of a professional body and letters after your name
  • networking and access to a community of 7,700 like-minded musicians.

....and much more. 

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