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ISM/RCO joint membership offer

RCO members get 25% off ISM membership

The ISM, the UK’s professional body for musicians, has partnered with the Royal College of Organists (RCO) to offer all RCO members 25% off ISM membership.

ISM membership gives you the support, protection and advice you need as a working musician including:-

  • Insurances: public liabilityinsurance (up to £10m cover) and legal expenses insurance (up to £100,000 cover) as standard
  • Legal help: representation and expert advice from our in-house legal team and a 24-hour legal helpline staffed by specially trained legal advisers
  • Unpaid fees recovery service provided by our dedicated team
  • Professional advice: one-to-one practical advice from our staff team and access to our online advice pages
  • Tax assistance: a daytime tax helpline, discounted tax return completion service and insurance cover for accountants' fees in case of an HMRC tax investigation
  • Promotion through our online directory of professional musicians, the ISM Music Directory
  • Professional development: free webinars and generous discounts when you book for our seminars and events
  • Community: the opportunity to network with a community of working musicians with whom you can share ideas and build relationships. Many of our members have found life-long friendships through their engagement with other musicians in the membership.
  • Professional status: letters after your name and the status that comes with being a member of a professional body...

...and more. Read about all of the benefits you could get as an ISM member.

This offer means that you get:

Our early career rate membership for just £37.50 (usually £50)

If you have fewer than 10 years' professional experience are a current member of the RCO you can join us at our early rate – quote promotional code RCOMG or enter the code on the first page of the application form if you're joining online.

Our full rate membership for just £135.75 (usually £181)

Quote promotional code RCOM or enter the code on the first page of the application if you're joining online.

This offer is restricted to RCO members only.

Student membership

If you are a student, you can join the ISM for a just £15 per year and receive all the benefits of full membership.

Full membership

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

Friend of the ISM Trust

A new lower price of just £25 per year gets you exclusive benefits while also supporting our vital work protecting the music profession and music education.