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Brexit Lobbying Update

An update following the debate held in Westminster Hall on enabling visa and work permit free travel for musicians in the EU, with renewed calls from MPs for the Government to sort out remaining issues for musicians.

Published: 23 November 2021

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Sign Our Letter and Show Support for ETO Musicians

English Touring Opera’s recent decision has equated to half the orchestra losing their roles, join us in standing up to the mistreatment of our musicians by signing our letter to the ETO board.

Published: 22 November 2021

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Wide Days 2021 Releases Suite of Resources

Covering topics including Covid-19 secure approaches to the future, international marketing tips, and getting your music on TV and radio – Wide Days have just released a selection of useful recordings on their youtube channel, following their 2021 Scottish Music Convention.

Published: 18 November 2021

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27 Oct 2021

Unconscious Bias Training

This session defines unconscious bias, investigates why it is inherent in us all and how we can recognise and deal with it at work.

Online
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17 Nov 2021

Orchestral Musicians’ Hands

The MU and the British Association for Performing Arts Medicine (BAPAM) are delighted to share this webinar with you on musicians’ hands, presented by hand surgeon Mark Philips and concert pianist Penelope Roskell.

Online
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03 Dec 2021

Guided Meditation

Guided meditation sessions tailored specifically for musicians, based on Ascension meditation techniques.

Online Member only
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