The Musician (Dec 2015)

The winter 2015 issue of The Musician is being dispatched to MU members this week.

The journal’s contents include:

Frontline
– MU support for campaigns to protect BBC music services
– Music venues taskforce report backed by Mayor
– Hearing damage among musicians
– Young Workers’ Month
– Orchestral agreement rate increases

Reports
– John Smith on the aftermath of the General Election
– Horace Trubridge on the importance of voting
– Two new apps offer live streaming for artists
– PRS for Music Foundation

Inbox
– Letters, emails and tweets from MU members

Features
– The musicians behind the latest Bond film soundtrack
– Investigating the healing power of music as therapy
– Why I joined the MU
– The British Paraorchestra

Profiles
– Benji Webbe
– Will Pound

Advice
– Making the most of a rehearsal studio
– How the MCPS can help musicians collect royalties

Reviews
– CDs & downloads

Union notices
– Key contacts
– Ask Us First
– Tributes
– MU election results
– Getting to grips with tax
– Member benefits checklist

This issue will be available via the MU website courtesy of our ‘page-turning’ ISSUU facility, plus audio files are being prepared to distribute the content in audio format to our visually impaired members. These files will also be loaded on our website and Soundcloud channel in due course.

In line with members’ requests, The Musician will be available as a large print file in 24 point for downloading from the Union’s website.

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