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Blog Posts

18 Oct 2018

Your #MUmoment: Nicole Boyesen

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra player Nicole Boyesen shares her most poignant career moment as part of the Musician Behind the Moment campaign.

16 Oct 2018

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.

12 Oct 2018

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.

18 Sep 2018

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.

13 Sep 2018

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.

11 Sep 2018

Your #MUmoment: Tegwen Jones

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

08 Sep 2018

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.

07 Sep 2018

Noise Regulations and You

You may be aware that a musician recently took a personal injury claim against the Royal Opera House (ROH) in the High Court and won. The judge determined that his hearing had been damaged while employed at the ROH.

07 Sep 2018

Your #MUmoment: Daniel Trodden

Orchestral musician Daniel Trodden shares his most poignant career moment as part of the Musician Behind the Moment campaign.

05 Sep 2018

Your #MUmoment: Aaron Carrington

Guitarist Aaron Carrington shares a moment in his life made by orchestral music as part of the Musician Behind the Moment campaign.