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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.
José Antonio Abreu, founder of the revolutionary Venezeulan ' El Sistema' which educates the poorest children in musical schools around the country: awarded RPS Honorary Membership in 2008.
DID YOU KNOW?
Queen Victoria attended a Philharmonic Society concert conducted by Mendelssohn in 1844.