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At the heart of English folk

EFDSS sponsors free places at ISM career development day

The Incorporated Society of Musicians is running a one day career development day for musicians of any genre and through a partnership with EFDSS we can offer 4 musicians a free place worth £20. 

Please send a short statement (200 words max) as to why you wish to attend the event, with a link to your socials and a sample of your music on YouTube or in mp3 format, by 1pm on Tuesday 4 September to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Date: Thursday 4 October 2018

Time: 9.15am - 5.30pm

Location: Milton Court, London EC2Y 9BH

How do you get ahead with your music career in these unstable times? Become an Empowered Musician! Join the ISM for an exciting day of discussion and discovery, with innovative musicians and leading music industry experts sharing their experiences, crucial insider knowledge and invaluable tips for success during four in-depth panel discussions. This essential event will bring you up to speed with the latest developments, challenges and opportunities for musicians at all stages of their careers.

Learn from the experts and get ahead of the curve.

Panellists and speakers will include:

  • Darren Henley (Arts Council England)
  • Chris Carey (previously EMI and Universal Music)
  • David Jones (Serious)
  • Becky Farrell (IMG Artists UK)
  • Chris Cooke (Complete Music Update)
  • Rachel Jepson (Counselling for Musicians)
  • Eleanor Wilson (NMC recordings)
  • SK Shlomo (Beatboxer, Looper, Producer)
  • Amy Collins (Your Army)
  • Suzi Beese (Music Glue)

You can find full details of the event on the ISM website





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