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Under£20 per month

Current and returning members can access the full range of union benefits by paying monthly, quarterly or annually. Choose between card payment and direct debit payment.

Disabled musicians' membership

Under£12 per month

Choose this rate if you're a disabled musician and aren't eligible for other membership categories. Find out more about our eligibility guidance and how the MU membership can benefit you.

Joint membership

Under£15 per month

If you're a current member of a partner organisation you can join the MU at a reduced rate. Find out more.

Student membership

£20 per year

Join the MU at a reduced price if you're in full time education. Annual card payment only. Find out more about MU Student Membership.

Join for a pound

£1 for your first six months

Join for £1 and get your first six months for free. You'll have access to the full range of membership benefits. Find out more about the offer and eligibility.

If you can’t join online, please complete a paper membership form.

Make the most out of MU membership

Access expert music industry advice and services whether you are a full-time professional musician, occasional gig player, part-time music teacher or anything in between.

Explore our services available to members only 

  • Be free from insurance worries
  • Get expert legal support
  • Be represented in your profession
  • Access expert career advice, resources and training events
  • Connect, network and get to know the community of musicians

Learn about all membership benefits

Make the most out of MU membership