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Under£21 per month

Current and returning members can access the full range of union benefits by paying monthly, quarterly or annually. You can pay by card, Direct Debit, or a hybrid payment option.

Disabled musicians' membership

Under£13 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£16 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

£24 per year

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

Join for a pound

£1 for the first six months

Join for £1 and get the 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.

Get MU membership today

From gig players to part-time teachers and professional instrumentalists, MU members can access specialist insurance for musicians. This includes accident cover, health schemes, travel insurance and car insurance add-ons through the Musicians’ Union.

Explore our member services

  • Get public liability insurance for musicians
  • Access 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

Get MU membership today