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The Musician Autumn 2017


LGBT+ rights and Brexit: the facts

The UK’s membership of the EU has strengthened protections for LGBT+ people in this country. Now Brexit is putting those hard-won rights at risk.

Assistant General Secretary Naomi Pohl on The Musician Behind the Moment

Musicians’ Union Assistant General Secretary Naomi Pohl talks about The Musician Behind the Moment, on BBC Radio Ulster’s Classical Connections with John Toal.

BBC News reports on low pay for orchestral players

Musicians' Union (MU) research shows almost half of the UK’s orchestral musicians do not earn enough to live on, despite the extraordinary role that orchestras play in people’s daily lives.

The Musician Behind the Moment

The Musicians’ Union (MU) is launching The Musician Behind the Moment, our new campaign to show the true value of the UK’s orchestral musicians.

Parents Support Free Movement for Musicians

It's not just musicians who have been signing the MU petition calling on Government and Parliament to support free movement for musicians post-Brexit. Those around them are making themselves heard too.

Brexit: 1 Year to Go

This Thursday is a year to the day since Prime Minister Theresa May triggered Article 50, beginning the Brexit process.

Upcoming Events

Mobile Video Kickstarter

23 May

This one-day workshop will help you unlock the potential of your mobile device (Android, iPhone or iPad) as a tool for planning and creating high quality video.


One-to-One Advice Sessions

23 May

Book a one to one advice session with your MU Regional Officer, Jamie Pullman and PRS Education and Outreach Manager Claire Rose.