Music Teacher readers get 15% off ISM membership

Offer ends 30 November 2017

Make us your ISM

The ISM is the UK's professional body for musicians. We support, advise and represent over 8,000 musicians across the UK including thousands of music educators. ISM membership is open to professional musicians from all musical backgrounds, genres and areas of the profession.

We are very pleased to be offering Music Teacher readers 15% off ISM membership until 30 November 2017.

Use promo code 17FMT (for full rate membership) or 17GMT (for graduate rate membership)

To claim your discount, use the promotional code above which corresponds to the membership you would like to purchase. You can join us online or call us on 020 7221 3499 to join.

Full rate membership for £14.96 a month (Direct Debit over ten months) or £149.60 for the year

Graduate rate membership* for £6.63 a month (Direct Debit over ten months) or £66.30 for the year

Student rate membership is just £15 a year (not included in this offer)

*you can join at the graduate rate if you have graduated with a degree-level or equivalent qualification in music in the last ten years.

Offer ends 30 November 2017.

What are the benefits of joining the ISM?

  • direct access to legal advice and representation from our specialist in-house team
  • public liability insurance cover up to £10,000,000
  • legal expenses insurance cover up to £100,000
  • unpaid fees recovery service
  • DBS Disclosure application service
  • professional listings - promote yourself online and find work through the ISM Music Directory
  • tax and accountancy services including a daytime tax helpline 
  • resources including online advice, template contracts and record-keeping documents
  • access to a professional community of music educators and our Educators Special Interest Group
  • award-winning professional development events at our discounted members rate
  • enhanced professional status – you will be entitled to use our letters after your name to demonstrate your professional status and enhance your profile
  • hundreds of discounts from music shops, insurers, cinemas, restaurants, high street shops and more.


Select a membership grade

Full membership

£176 per year or pay monthly: £17.60 a month over ten months.

Friends membership

£62 per year to support our vital work protecting musicians, the music profession and music education.

Hear from one of our members

'While my role has remained largely the same, the circumstances around my employment have changed considerably and the ISM has supported me through this.'

Stephanie Reeve, Peripatetic Music Teacher. ISM member since 2004.