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Music Teaching Essentials

At the MU, we provide specialist support and essential guidance for teaching musicians across the UK.

Last updated: 27 March 2024

Essential resources for music teaching

Health & Safety Information

Whether you teach music at home, in schools or in private venues, you should know your rights and responsibilities regarding health and safety

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Member-only advice for music teachers

Supporting your work as a music teacher and advocating for music education

The Musicians’ Union has a strong community of music teachers and lecturers, with over 12,000 members in our dedicated music education network. Here’s how the MU can support your work in music education, from contract advice and legal assistance to rates of pay, professional development opportunities and access to music education for everyone.

Get support as a music teacher through MU membership

The MU has a strong community of teaching musicians, with over 12,000 members. We advise music teachers on specific topics, including pay and contractual issues. Through our resources and employment advice, we support and create careers in music teaching.

Get support as a music teacher through MU membership

Contact the Musicians' Union today

The MU has a network of experienced teams available to help musicians in all areas of the industry. If you have any questions about our services, membership or how the MU could help you, please don't hesitate to get in touch.