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What Is The Ivors Academy?

Formerly known as The British Academy of Songwriters, Composers & Authors (BASCA)

The Ivors Academy (formerly referred to as BASCA) is a voice for music writers. They campaign in the UK, Europe and throughout the world. Members include Sir Paul McCartney, Florence Welch, Sir Elton John, Imogen Heap, Coldplay, The 1975, and many more.

The Ivors Academy's goals

To campaign as a leading force in the domestic, European and international political arenas.

To celebrate excellence through world-class awards ceremonies – The Ivor Novello Awards, the British Composer Awards and the Gold Badge Awards.

To inform members in a constantly changing environment through our publications, websites, and seminars.

To foster a sense of community amongst British songwriters, lyricists, and composers.
To encourage the next generation of professional music writers.

To learn more about The Ivors Academy, visit their website!



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