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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.

Full Membership

£227 per year

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.

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.

Joint membership

£113.50 per year

If you are a member of the NEU, EIS or UCU you can apply to join the MU at a reduced rate. Annual card payment only. Find out more.

What you need to know

  • If you are not able to sign up online, you can join the MU by sending us the Application form.
  • To join the Musicians' Union, you must agree to abide by the MU rules

Make the most out of MU membership

Be part of the community of 32,000 musicians coming together to help each other. We are working to protect our members’ rights and campaign for a fairer music industry. We are #BehindEveryMusician.

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Make the most out of MU membership