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Digital Resources for Composers
An essential guide for music students, graduates and all musicians looking to develop their careers. Topics covered include "running your business", "finding work" and "personal wellbeing".
The ISM Composers Pack
Legal advice, checklists and template contracts to help composers protect their rights and get a fair deal when offered a commissioning opportunity, publishing or synchronisation agreement.
Composer's Toolkit (Sound and Music)
Designed to give composers and sound artists information and advice on how to build and sustain a career in their chosen profession. Includes articles on earning a living, self-publishing, promotion and more.
Young Composer's Toolkit (Sound and Music)
If you're under 25 then this toolkit is for you. This toolkit is designed to help you find events, competitions, advice, videos and more to help develop your composing skills.
Paul Hughes, General Manager, BBC Symphony Orchestra: Since 1979 when I won the RPS composition prize this amazing organisation has been part of my life, placing music at the heart of modern life.
DID YOU KNOW?
An early Philharmonic superstar was the virtuoso double bassist Domenico Dragonetti. He brought his dog Carlo to performances, and commanded higher fees than almost any other player.