The MU represents and advises musicians working across the music industry. From individual music sector to touring abroad and advice for music users, we got you covered.
Legal and financials matters relevant to you when working as a musician, explained. MU also provides templates and specimens for your use.
Advice on how to stay healthy and safe wherever it is that you are working as a musician.
Wherever you are in your career as a musician, you can access music career advice and events designed to assist you in developing your career.
Deep dive into big issues affecting musicians, from the latest on music and Covid-19 crisis to a spotlight on members developing their careers.
Get involved with what we do to make a change in music industry. Whether you are a musician or a music lover, you can help shape what we do.
The MU has a nationwide network of Regional Offices, each with a team of experienced Officials and staff available to help working musicians in all areas of the industry.
Whether you’re working in theatre, in a recording studio, or in a school – we chase down gig fees, negotiate payments and give or direct you towards advice on legal and copyright issues.
We help our members across the region – from Skegness to Poole, out through East Anglia and the home counties, and over the rest of South East England (excluding London).
We are the first point of contact with a reach that spans from Cheshire in the West to Grimsby in the East, from Manchester to Newcastle, Hadrian's Wall to the Roman Forts and the Isle of Man.
Spanning from Crewe down to Hereford, and over Shrewsbury to Lincoln – we’re here to protect our members from the sharks in the music industry. Whether it’s a little query about rates, or a complex issue about employment and legal advice.
We are your first point of contact for anything and everything across Wales and the border regions, as well as covering Cheltenham, through Salisbury, Weymouth, and all the way down to Penzance.
We are here to provide advice to members based in Scotland and Northern Ireland, from guidance on their careers to legal issues – and if needs be, helping them to acquire further advice and representation through legal officials.
The MU’s National departments serve the interests of members across the different regions that we represent. Our National Office is based in London, however, all our employees are currently working from home.
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The National departments give specialist, sector-specific advice and guide our strategy on a national level. Issues relating to specific areas of employment are covered by the Music Education and Training, Live Performance, Music Writers, Recording and Broadcasting, and Orchestral departments.
Find out more about the MU National office team.