Podcasts

The ISM podcast series will explore the issues professional musicians face in the world today with different guest speakers from across the music sector.

Episode One: Music and Drama Education Expo 2018

The first episode of the ISM podcast series was recorded at the Music and Drama Education Expo London on Thursday 22 February 2018 and discusses the challenges and rewards of music teaching, the EBacc and the future of music education.

Episode Two: Hidden Jazz Club

In celebration of International Jazz Day on Monday 30 April, the second episode of the ISM Podcast series features jazz musician Theo Jackson who with his wife, Jannie, is the founder of a new initiative which brings London’s vibrant jazz scene to the capital’s music fans known as Hidden Jazz Club.

Episode Three: Sir James MacMillan

Composer and conductor Sir James MacMillan, joined us at ISM Members' Day on Thursday 26 April. In this episode of the ISM Podcast series, Sir James MacMillan shares with us his concerns about the current climate of music education in the UK.

Episode Four: Opera Holland Park - Hope for Grenfell Gala

Opera Holland Park’s General Director, Michael Volpe and Director of Opera, James Clutton share their plans with us for their Hope for Grenfell Memorial Gala on Wednesday 13 June 2018, in memory of one of its front of house staff members, Debbie Lamprell and all the victims the Grenfell Tower Fire tragedy.

Episode Five: British Library Sound Archive Series - Episode 1 - Classical Music

In this special 3-part episode, we meet the important curators behind the British Library Sound Archive. In this first episode, we are joined by Jonathan Summers, the Curator for Classical Music at the British Library.

The British Library Sound Archive is one of the largest collections of sound recordings in the world, and the music archive is split into 3 sections: Classical Music, Pop and Jazz Music and finally, Traditional and World Music.

Episode Six: British Library Sound Archive Series - Episode 2 - World and Traditional Music

In this special 3-part episode, we meet the important curators behind the British Library Sound Archive. In this second episode, we are joined by Janet Topp Fargion, the Curator for World and Traditional Music at the British Library.

The British Library Sound Archive is one of the largest collections of sound recordings in the world, and the music archive is split into 3 sections: Classical Music, Pop and Jazz Music and finally, Traditional and World Music.

Episode Seven: British Library Sound Archive Series - Episode 3 - Jazz and Popular Music

In this special 3-part episode, we meet the important curators behind the British Library Sound Archive. In this third episode, we are joined by Andy Linehan, the Curator for Jazz and Popular Music at the British Library.

The British Library Sound Archive is one of the largest collections of sound recordings in the world, and the music archive is split into 3 sections: Classical Music, Pop and Jazz Music and finally, Traditional and World Music.