20% off ISM full membership for the Strad readers

Offer ends 31 August 2019

Make us your ISM

The ISM is the UK's professional body for musicians. We support, advise and represent almost 9,500 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 the Strad readers 20% off their first year of ISM full membership until 31 August 2019.

Use promo code STRAD19 for full rate membership

To claim your discount, use the promotional code STRAD19. You can join us online or call us on 020 7221 3499 to join.

Full rate membership for £14.24 a month (Direct Debit over ten months) or £142.40 for the year

Graduate rate membership* is just £50 a year (not included in this offer)

Student rate membership is just £15 a year (not included in this offer)

*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 August 2019

What are the benefits of joining the ISM?

  • direct access to legal advice and representation from our specialist in-house team
  • public liability insurance cover up to £10m
  • legal expenses insurance cover up to £100k
  • unpaid fees recovery service
  • professional listings - promote yourself online and find work through the ISM Music Directory
  • 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 almost 9,500 musicians
  • award-winning professional development events at our discounted members rate
  • enhanced professional status – you will be entitled to use our letters after your name to demonstrate your professional status and enhance your profile
  • hundreds of discounts from music shops, specialist musical instrument retailers, insurers, high street shops, cinemas and restaurants.

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 has definitely prepared me for a professional career. Having that support network there gives me more confidence in my role as a musician.'

Georgia Hannant, Freelance Violinist and Teacher