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Songwriting & Composing


Advice on Songwriting & Composing

Most musicians will be involved in music writing to some extent during their career, from writing for themselves or other artists, to composing for film and television, through to teachers arranging works for use by their students. In this section you will find information about important aspects of music writing, such as copyright and royalties. It also highlights some of the resources the MU can provide to help your career such as standard contracts and appropriate rates of pay.

Songwriting & Composing news

The MU is there to protect people's rights and to make sure they're compensated fairly.

David Arnold, award-winning composer

Events

10Dec2019

#LadiesoftheStave: a Networking Session for Female Musicians

London

The MU and Showstopper! The Improvised Musical are delighted to be hosting this networking event, the latest event in the #LadiesoftheStave initiative to support female musicians and musical directors in theatre.