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Joining the Musicians' Union

Joining the Musicians' Union
Disabled musicians' membership

Eligibility criteria

You're eligible for this category if you:

  • experience financial barriers to joining the MU because you are disabled
  • are in receipt of a disability benefit
  • have a Blue Badge
  • hold a Disabled Persons Railcard
  • hold an Access Card
  • are registered blind or partially sighted
  • have a Hynt card
  • have a CEA card
  • receive an Access to Work Grant

This list isn't exhaustive, but is for guidance. We understand that not all disabled people choose to claim disability benefits or hold any of the cards/documents listed above. If you're unsure about your eligibility, please contact us to discuss your individual circumstances.

Join for a pound scheme

You can also join this category on the join for a pound scheme if you:

  • meet the criteria above AND
  • 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

Not eligible?

Don't worry you can still re-join at the full rate by clicking below.