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We are Behind Every Musician

The Musicians' Union is a community of 32,000 musicians working to protect our members’ rights and campaign for a fairer music industry.

We are Behind Every Musician

News and features

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Student Members Encouraged to Participate in Research Study

Canterbury Christ Church University are carrying out a research project on undergraduate students’ experiences and perceptions of instrumental and singing teaching. Those who can are encouraged to participate by completing their survey.

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Joint Statement on Watering Down of Workplace Rights

Following rumours that the Government has plans to further water down workplace rights, including rest breaks, paid holiday entitlement and time spent on-call – we’ve released a joint statement with eleven other unions.

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#FixStreaming

It's Time to Fix Music Streaming

Calling all songwriters, composers, and performers! Be part of a defining moment in our industry.

It's Time to Fix Music Streaming

Upcoming events

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28 Jan 2021

Stay Connected Online

This webinar will help you access or initiate a support group that meets your specific creative objectives.

Online, England
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29 Jan 2021

One-to-Ones

Online, one-to-one expert advice for members in Greater Manchester on all aspects of your music career, including contracts, copyright, employment advice and legal advice.

Greater Manchester, Online
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02 Feb 2021

Overcoming Overload

This session will share a range of evidence based tools and techniques that can be easily adopted into your daily life, supporting you to reclaim your energy, focus and creativity.

Wales, Online
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03 Feb 2021

Maximise the Potential of YouTube

Learn to develop your YouTube channel to help you meet your creative objectives and gain hands on experience with basic content creation techniques.

Online, England
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