Blog: Diversity and Inclusion

International Women's Day: Pamela McCormick

To celebrate International Women's Day on Thursday 8 March, the ISM is producing a series of blogs featuring influential female musicians and women working in the industry today.

International Women's Day: Sarah Rodgers

To celebrate International Women's Day on Thursday 8 March, the ISM is producing a series of blogs featuring influential female musicians and women working in the industry today.

Black History Month: Errollyn Wallen

To celebrate Black History Month, the ISM is producing a series of blogs featuring black musicians working in the industry today. Composer Errollyn Wallen MBE says there is a genuine desire across the industry to increase the representation of BME communities in classical music. Read her blog for the ISM blog series.

Black History Month: Philip Herbert

To celebrate Black History Month, the ISM is producing a series of blogs featuring black musicians working in the industry today. Composer and ISM member Philip Herbert says that the new BAME generation needs to be inspired to carry on the creative mantle - but how? Read his blog for the ISM blog series.

Black History Month: Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

To celebrate Black History Month, the ISM is producing a series of blogs featuring black musicians who have influenced the industry. Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, who died in Croydon now more than a century ago, remains by general consensus Britain’s greatest black classical music composer.

Black History Month: Chi-chi Nwanoku OBE

To celebrate Black History Month, the ISM is producing a series of blogs featuring black musicians working in the industry today. Chi-chi Nwanoku OBE, a foremost musician in her own right, is working tirelessly to tackle the issue of diversity in the music sector.