Features & Interviews

Discovering Nitin Sawhney

The ISM's Francesca Treadaway speaks to British-Indian composer, multi-instrumentalist and producer, Nitin Sawhney about his life and ground-breaking career in music.


Independent Venue Week 2018

Independent Venue Week 2018, taking place on 29 January - 4 February 2018, is a celebration of small music venues around the UK and a nod to the people that own, run and work in them. Jessica Salter of the ISM finds out more.

The Transformation: Bristol Plays Music

The award-winning Bristol Plays Music (BPM) is the only music education hub in the country that is part of a major concert venue – Colston Hall. In this feature, Phil Castang, Head of BPM gives us an insight into this vital hub’s work.

Pushing boundaries: Chi-chi Nwanoku MBE

The ISM’s Communications Manager Francesca Treadaway catches up with Chi-chi Nwanoku OBE to learn about her life, career and her plans to challenge the status quo with the Chineke! Foundation.

Music & Drama Education Expo North 2017

The ISM speaks to Sarah Lambie, editor of Teaching Drama and Head of Content of Music & Drama Education Expo ahead of the upcoming Music & Drama Education Expo North.