Blog: COVID-19

Member Blog: Noah Max - Move!

ISM member Noah Max gives his opinion of the current situation in which musicians find themselves, and examines ways that the UK music scene can forge ahead once restrictions are lifted.

Member blog: Mental health and wellbeing of musicians

ISM members Jaya Hanley and Sarah James, who form The Chapel Hill Duo, took to Facebook to talk about how the pandemic has affected them, and how the government's current messaging is adding to a devaluation of the arts.

Returning to face-to-face teaching

Last week, we caught up with two ISM members – singing and piano teacher, Annie Sharkey FISM, and piano teacher, Joanne Snowden – to share their experiences of lockdown, and how they have found the process of returning to face-to-face teaching.

Returning to performing

ISM member and pianist, Jane Everard MISM, shares her experience of returning to live performance, putting on a socially-distanced concert in her local community for VJ Day.

Coronavirus case studies

We want to hear from you about your experiences in dealing with the impact of COVID-19 on your livelihood