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The Musician Autumn 2017


Music and the #MeToo Movement Featured on Front Row

Musicians’ Union (MU) Assistant General Secretary Naomi Pohl discussed music and the #MeToo movement one year on with BBC Radio 4’s Front Row.

In Praise of the Album

To celebrate the inaugural National Album Day, Musicians’ Union (MU) General Secretary Horace Trubridge writes in praise of the album as an artform.

Let Them Know, #YesOrNo

Writer, poet, director, producer and MU member Jenifer Toksvig explores the auditioning process, the dangers of ‘pencilling in’ and the #YesOrNo campaign.

Concerned About Your Right to Work in the EU Post-Brexit? Ask Your MP & Devolved Representatives to Back Musicians

The Musicians’ Union (MU) is calling on Government and Parliament to introduce a European Union (EU) touring visa for musicians working in the EU post-Brexit.

Your #MUmoment: Tegwen Jones

Orchestral musician Tegwen Jones shares her most poignant career moment as part of the Musician Behind the Moment campaign.

Musicians, MPs and More Take the #LoveMusic Campaign to Google's London HQ

The Musicians’ Union (MU) joined artists, MPs and industry bodies outside Google’s London HQ to support musicians and creators ahead of a crunch vote in the European Parliament on Wednesday 12 September.

Upcoming Events

‘Get Hired’ Workshop

18 October

Learn better interview and presentation skills. This one-day workshop is designed to give practical advice and support to freelance creatives, and help you improve how you demonstrate your abilities.


Palace Drum Clinic with Steve Lyman

18 October

Matt Green, from the UK National Drum Fair, has been inviting some of the UK's top drumming talent to perform at The Studio, Palace Theatre, Redditch. At this month's event meet drummer Steve Lyman.