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Teaching Pay and Employment

Advice on rates of pay and employment for musicians who teach.

Last updated: 30 April 2021

You can find advice here on recommended rates of pay, contracts, holiday pay, redundancy and other employment issues related to teaching. If you need further assistance, please contact your regional office.

If you are a musician who teaches, find out more about the MU's Education Section.

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MU Expresses Horror at Proposed Halving of Funding for Music at HE in England

The Government has announced that it plans to impose a 50 percent funding cut to “high cost” subjects at higher education (HE) in England, including music. This is because music and the arts are not among its “strategic priorities”. Members are encouraged to respond to their consultation.

Read more about MU Expresses Horror at Proposed Halving of Funding for Music at HE in England