The Musician (June)

The Musician (June)

The summer 2023 issue of The Musician is scheduled to be dispatched in print format to members from today. The 74th edition for which I have been editor. The contents include:

– Orchestra and theatre tax relief welcomed by the MU
– Record-breaking year for MU royalty payments

– MU General Secretary: AI: An Existential Threat?
– How the Union is combatting misogyny and sexism in music
– The MU fights to protect the livelihoods of the BBC Singers
– Assessing the health of the UK’s grassroots music scene
– Highlighting the work of the MU’s Scotland and NI Office
– Supporting neurodiversity in education and the profession

Regular columns
– Tools of the Trade: flautist Andy Findon
– Why I Joined The MU

– Music production: the creative dos and don’ts in the studio
– Essential MU advice for hiring deps for your function band
– Sequencing an album

Your Voice
– Interacting with MU members and supporters on Twitter

– Rising jazz keyboardist David Kofi draws on diverse styles
– Why Scottish post-punk poets VLURE are turning heads

– New albums, EPs and downloads from members

Union Notices
– Key MU contacts
– Tributes to MU members
– Union news
– MU member benefits

In line with members’ requests, the journal will also be available in audio, from the MU website as a pdf, and as a large print file in 24 point.

For reference, the next edition is scheduled to be distributed in print format in December 2023.


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