Two months' free ISM full membership for Opera Now readers

Offer ends 31 March 2019

Make us your ISM

The ISM is the UK's professional body for musicians and a subject association for music. We support, advise and represent over 9,000 musicians across the UK. ISM membership is open to professional musicians from all musical backgrounds, genres and areas of the profession.

We are very pleased to be offering Opera Now readers two months' free ISM full rate membership until 31 March 2019.

Use promo code ON19 for full rate membership

To claim your discount, enter the promotional code above when joining us online or call us on 020 7221 3499.

Full rate membership for £14.83 a month (Direct Debit over ten months) or £148.33 for the year

Graduate rate membership* is just £5 a month (Direct Debit over ten months) or £50 for the year

Student rate membership is just £15 a year

*you can join at the graduate rate if you have graduated with a degree-level or equivalent qualification in music in the last ten years.

Offer ends 31 March 2019.

What are the benefits of joining the ISM?

  • direct access to legal advice and representation from our specialist in-house legal team
  • public liability insurance cover up to £10m
  • legal expenses insurance cover up to £100k
  • unpaid fees recovery service
  • professional listing on the ISM Music Directory, the UK’s only online directory of verified professional musicians
  • tax and accountancy services including a daytime tax helpline
  • unlimited discounted insurance on any number of musical instruments and equipment of any value
  • access to a professional community of over 9,000 musicians
  • award-winning professional development events at our discounted members rate
  • enhanced professional status including letters after your name
  • hundreds of music-related and high street discounts

Select a membership grade

Full membership

£168 (annual Direct Debit)/£178 per year or pay monthly: £17.80 a month over ten months.

Friends membership

£62 per year to support our vital work protecting musicians, the music profession and music education.

Hear from one of our members

'The ISM stands as a monumental force against the challenges that impact us as individual musicians and has a strong, enterprising drive to push forward campaigns including performers rights, legal and political issues. I feel reassured that this lies at the very heart of the ISM.'

Gerald Finley, Opera Singer