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The ISM can help you this Christmas

Perform with peace of mind

Christmas is a busy time of year for musicians, and you want to perform with peace of mind. ISM membership offers the support you need this festive period, whether you're accompanying carol concerts or playing at parties.

Expert advice

Throughout the last 18 months, we've been keeping the sector informed on the latest COVID-19 advice from UK Governments and how it affects musicians. We keep a close eye on any changes so you can make the right decisions for you, based on your own risk assessments. ISM members can also access tailored risk assessment templates, specialised contracts, and more.


ISM members get a vital insurance package worth over £235, including £10m public liability insurance and 100k legal expenses insurance cover. Our unpaid fees service is here to ensure you get the money that you're owed, and our in-house legal team can help you unravel any rights issues, sign contracts with confidence and much more besides.

Wellbeing services

The ISM Members Fund supports the wellbeing of our members, no matter what time of year. The Fund's services help musicians bounce back from tough times - physiotherapy is available to help get those who are injured back to work, while our counselling service offers structured appointments, including face-to-face counselling and CBT.


Access a wide variety of discounts on everything from sheet music and equipment, to holidays and books, so you can save money, whether you're fixing broken strings or buying a few presents.

Joining the ISM has never been easier. Become part of our diverse membership of over 11,000 music professionals.

If you join as a early career or full member this December and set up a Direct Debit, you won't pay anything until January. There are ways to join no matter your journey into the music sector.

Ring 020 7221 3499 or find out more about how we can help you, or join online.

Our membership grades

Full membership

£183 per year. Save £10 with annual Direct Debit or pay monthly: £18.30 over 10 months.