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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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Challenge Poverty Week, STUC March and Rally For A Just Scotland, 18 October

Creating decent work and providing dignity for those who cannot work is at the heart of the battle against austerity and tackling inequality.

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MU to remain neutral over issue of Scottish independence

The decision follows the MU’s forum on ‘The Future of Music in Scotland,’ which was held on 11 April 2014 at Glasgow City Halls.

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PRSF fund for touring and co-commissions cross border

Beyond Borders - a co-commissioning and touring programme run in partnership with Creative Scotland, Arts Council of Wales, Arts Council of Northern Ireland and Colwinston Trust.

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Musicians' Hearing Service: special offer for MU members

Musicians Hearing Service

The Musicians’ Hearing Service (MHS) is offering a set of ERs at £138, with a free hearing test for anyone who has ERs that were purchased in 2008 or before.

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MU Launches Fair Pay Campaign

The MU is launching a campaign for fair pay for musicians which can be found at www.worknotplay.co.uk. The campaign comes in response to the growing number of examples of musicians being expected to work for free whilst other workers involved in the event are being paid. Share your comments on Twitter using #WorkNotPlayMU.

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Support the Let the Children Play Campaign

The Scotland on Sunday newspaper has launched a campaign to scrap fees for instrumental music lessons in Scottish schools.

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A Just Scotland – join STUC's discussion on Scotland’s future

A Just Scotland: STUC events and online consultation

STUC has launched a discussion on Scotland’s future via a series of events and an online consultation.

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Scottish conference on jazz education

Jazz Education Conference Scotland

For everyone involved in jazz education in Scotland – teachers, instrumental instructors, bandleaders, jazz musicians or organisers – the Scottish Jazz Federation (SJF) is running two one-day events.

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First STUC LGBT Workers' Conference, September 2012

Affiliated trade unions are able to submit motions for debate and send a delegation of LGBT members to the conference to discuss issues affecting them as workers and issues relevant to the LGBT community.

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