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Save the Ulster Orchestra – sign the petition

Save the Ulster Orchestra – sign the petition

Please sign the petition calling for a long term, meaningful and financial commitment to funding and promoting The Ulster Orchestra. We encourage all who value the arts and musical culture to support the petition.

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Save the War Horse band

Save the War Horse band

The MU is fighting to save the War Horse band and keep music live in theatres across the UK. The National Theatre has attempted to terminate the contracts of the five members of the War Horse band engaged to perform in the West End production of the show, which continues to run at the New London Theatre.

Support My Music Teacher

Support My Music Teacher

Tell us why you support your music teacher – how your music teacher changed your life and helped you achieve your ambitions. Are you a music teacher? Share the issues affecting you, and ask your students to show their support by using the hashtag: #supportmymusicteacher

MU, BASCA and UK Music Launch Judicial Review

The MU, The British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA) and UK Music have launched an application for Judicial Review of the Government’s introduction of a private copying exception without providing fair compensation for songwriters, musicians and other rights holders within the creative sector.

Busking in London

Members may be aware that the MU has been working with the Greater London Authority and other stakeholders in an attempt to devise a pan London busking Code of Conduct ‘Busk In London’. This is moving ahead and should, if accepted by all London authorities, set out a level playing field for buskers across London.

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