The Musician (Mar 2015)

The spring 2015 issue of The Musician is being dispatched to members next week, along with the Union’s Conference Motions and Proposed Rule Changes document which will be an insert in the mailing.

The journal’s contents include:

Frontline
– High Court grants permission for judicial review
– Road to recovery for the Ulster Orchestra
– Westminster lobbying success for Alliance

Reports
– MU General Secretary
– Horace Trubridge on the new taxation rules
– Fair Play Venue scheme
– Making a will for your intellectual property

Inbox
– Letters, emails and tweets from MU members

Features
– How opera is expanding into cinemas
– Making and using performance-based apps
– Why I joined the MU
– Getting gigs overseas

Profiles
– Guy Chambers
– Andrew McCormack

Advice
– Online optimisation
– Setting up a teaching practice

Reviews
– CDs & downloads

Union notices
– Key contacts
– Ask Us First
– Tributes
– Equalities monitoring
– Session consent forms
– Member benefits checklist

Summary texts of various features will be loaded in the public area of our site in due course, as these can be linked on Twitter for reference by members.

This issue will also be available to members via the ISSUU facility on the current MU website, plus audio files are being prepared to distribute the content in audio format to our visually impaired members via Soundcloud.