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Join the Musicians’ Union for £1, get six months free.

Last updated: 07 January 2021
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You can take advantage of this offer if you:

  • Have never been a member before OR
  • Paid a student rate last time you were a member OR
  • Haven't been a member for the last five years

MU membership is an annual commitment. This offer allows you to pay £1 for the first six months of an annual membership. After your first six months, you will be charged by direct debit at the regular monthly cost for your remaining six months. The direct debit will automatically renew at the end of the year and you will pay the full rate thereafter. Read our full terms and conditions for more details or refer to our Help Centre.

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Why they joined

Why I Joined the MU: Amanda Dal

Why I Joined the MU: Amanda Dal

Multi-genre drummer Amanda Dal tells us about how becoming a member of the MU helped her to skirt dodgy gig deals early in her career, and inspired her to get active and make a difference.

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