Workplace pension schemes

Did you know... If you are aged between 22 and state pension age, earn more than £8105 and work in the UK, new laws mean that your employer must automatically enrol you into a workplace pension scheme from 1st October 2012.

Music's future in school under threat

I have recently been invited to give several speeches about pressing issues facing our sector - including on music education, and it is music’s future in school that has been causing me some of the greatest concern.

Get writing!

Like everyone here at the ISM, I’m a passionate advocate for new music. We decided to create the ISM Composers Competition 2013 as a platform to help the amazing work done by music educators across the UK to continue to flourish into the thriving professional music scene that we all enjoy.

Qualified Music Educator

'There is more that unites us than divides us' feels like it should be a famous quotation, but I can’t find it! Lots about divide and rule and the dangers of disunity!

Last Chance Saloon

Between 1999 and 2012 a total of £870m has been put into music education by the Department for Education in addition to the funding received directly by schools.