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Join a national network of over 11,000 music professionals who are supported, protected and represented by the ISM - the UK's professional body for musicians.

Full membership

£183 per year. Save £10 with annual Direct Debit or pay monthly: £18.30 over 10 months.

Friend of the ISM Trust

Just £25 per year gets you exclusive benefits while also supporting our vital work to support music professionals and protect music education

ISM full, early career and student membership includes:

  • £10,000,000 public liability, employers' liability and product liability insurance cover
  • £100,000 legal expenses insurance cover
  • exclusive discounts of up to 20% on insurances including instrument and equipment cover
  • premier legal services from our specialist in-house team and access to our 24 hour legal helpline
  • unpaid fees recovery service
  • 24-hour counselling helpline, open 365 days a year
  • discounted tickets for our award-winning professional development events
  • access to hundreds of advice pages and resources
  • DBS Disclosure service and advice
  • Being a member of the UK’s professional body for musicians enhances your status and helps you stand out from the crowd
  • professional listings on our Music Directory and Member Connect to get you get work
  • promotion of your concerts and gigs through social media
  • tax support services including a daytime helpline and a discounted tax return completion service
  • Be part of an active community of 10,500+ musicians
  • hundreds of discounts to save you money
  • support from our 24-hour counselling and personal advice helpline

....and much more.