About the MPA

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We are the voice of UK music publishing, proudly representing a vibrant & thriving music-making community.

Why we exist

The Music Publishers Association (MPA) is a non-profit organisation representing music publishers in the UK. We act on behalf of 165 members ranging from the UK’s largest and most established music publishers to independents and start-ups. These companies support our music makers and drive an extraordinary cultural and economic success story.

Our Businesses

The MPA also owns and operates 2 commercial businesses.

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MCPS collects royalties and protects the rights of over 37,000 publishers, songwriters and composers when their music is copied or reproduced.

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PMLL represents music publishers to allow the photocopying and arranging of sheet music as part of education and beyond.

Our History

Our Committees

Another element of our corporate governance is our 11 Committees, each a taskforce for a specific area of activity. Our committees are comprised of members and include:

Classical Publishers Committee (CPC)
Educations & Training Committee (E&T)
Finance, Audit & Risk Committee (FARC)
Futures Group
Horizon Planning Group
Legal Issues & Anti Piracy Group (LIAPG)
Printed Music Publishers Committee (PMPC)
Production Music Strategic Forum (PMSF)
Popular Music Publishers Committee (PMPC)
Public Affairs & Governance Committee (PAGC)
Sync Action Group

We are our members

Our membership spans the depth and breadth of UK music publishing. Join your peers and add your voice.

Want to work with us?

The MPA is a passionate group of talented experts, moving our sector forwards.

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