Join us

Join a national network of almost 10,000 professional musicians who are supported, protected and represented by the ISM - the UK's professional body for musicians.

Full membership

£171 (annual Direct Debit)/£181 per year or pay monthly: £18.10 a month over ten months.

Friends membership

£62 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, 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 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 musicians
  • hundreds of discounts to save you money
  • support from our 24-hour counselling helpline

....and much more.