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Songwriting & Composing


Songwriting & Composing

The MU is there to protect people's rights and to make sure they're compensated fairly.

David Arnold, award-winning composer

Most musicians will be involved in music writing to some extent during their career, from writing for themselves or other artists, to composing for film and television, through to teachers arranging works for use by their students. In this section you will find information about important aspects of music writing, such as copyright and royalties. It also highlights some of the resources the MU can provide to help your career such as standard contracts and appropriate rates of pay.

Songwriting & Composing News

Changes to PRS's Tariff LP are approved by the Copyright Tribunal

The Copyright Tribunal has approved a revision to PRS’s Tariff LP following three years of discussions between PRS and representatives of the live sector.

MU Celebrates Campaign Victory as Agent of Change to be Made Law in Scotland

The Musicians’ Union (MU) is celebrating the incorporation of the Agent of Change principle into Scottish Planning Policy.

Events

The Palace Drum Clinic

21 June

Get up close with drummer, percussionist and composer, drummer Siemy Di, ask questions and meet other drummers.

Redditch