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Nitin Sawhney to give keynote at Musicians’ Union training event

The Musicians’ Union (MU) and Trinity Laban Conservatoire are delighted to announce that Nitin Sawhney will be presenting the keynote address at their professional development weekend for… Read more

Key issues affecting music education highlighted by MU

Senior MU officials have spoken of key issues affecting music education across the UK both in Westminster and at the Trades Union Congress Conference.

A Safe Space for musicians: #metoo and the MU

Safe Space: Naomi Pohl looks at what the Musicians’ Union is doing to tackle sexual harassment and abuse of power in the music industry

Musicians’ Union and ISM launch music sector Code of Practice

The Musicians’ Union and the Incorporated Society of Musicians have launched a Code of Practice to help eradicate bullying, harassment and discrimination in the music sector.

Morley College London to offer Certificate for Music Educators

Morley College London has been validated to offer CME London – a new course for music educators who work with children and young people – from January 2019.

Musicians’ Union launches new research on music education in the UK

Building on the findings of its 2017 Education Report, the Musicians’ Union (MU) has commissioned a major piece of research on music education in the UK.

MU announces Teachers’ CPD Weekend details

The Musicians’ Union (MU) has announced details of its 6th biennial Teachers’ Continued Professional Development Weekend, which runs from 27-28 October 2018 at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London.

Council cuts threaten to close East Sussex Music Service

The National Education Union has announced that Stuart Gallimore, Director of Children’s Services for East Sussex County Council, is proposing to close East Sussex Music Service down by 2019, resulting in the loss of music provision for thousands of children and jobs for teachers and administrative staff.

Fabian Society launches ‘Children’s Access to the Arts’ project

In partnership with the Musicians’ Union (MU) and Children and the Arts, the Fabian Society has launched a new project aiming to provide definitive evidence of the impact that school cuts have had on Primary-age children’s access to the arts.

Grand Union Orchestra – nurturing the Second Generation

Co-founder and Director of the Grand Union Orchestra, Tony Haynes, argues that – in the fast-changing demographic of Britain today – migrant and migrant-descended musicians can and should… Read more