The Musician (June 2015)

The summer 2015 issue of The Musician is being dispatched to members this week. Summary texts of various features will be loaded in the public area of the MU site as these can be linked on Twitter for reference by members. This issue will also be available to members via the MU website, plus audio files are being prepared to distribute the content in audio format via Soundcloud to our visually impaired members. For the first time, the entire magazine is also being prepared as a large print file in 24 point for distribution as appropriate.

The journal’s contents include:

Frontline
– Fair Internet for Performers’ Campaign
– Judicial Review
– Orchestra of the Royal Opera House accepts pay deal

Reports
– General Secretary
– News from SXSW
– Politics and pop
– Access to Work
– Glossary

Inbox
– Letters, emails and tweets from MU members

Features
– Ageism when working as a professional musician
– Why I joined the MU
– Revered cellist Anita Lasker-Wallfisch

Profiles
– Chris Worsey
– Jack Savoretti

Advice
– Placing a song
– Music on vinyl

Reviews
– CDs & downloads

Union notices
– Key contacts
– Ask Us First
– Tributes
– Summary accounts
– Revised teaching contracts
– Member benefits checklist