The MPA is the UK trade association for music publishers. We have around 240 members, covering every genre of music. From Adele to the Beatles and Skepta, our members represent the rights of a variety of songwriters & composers.
We know the Music Publishing industry can seem hard to break into but it is not a closed shop. The more you know, the better chance you have of getting where you need to go. We feel passionate about encouraging and supporting the next generation of industry professionals. Contacts are everything and it is a small world so make the most of everyone you meet. If you don’t at least have a basic idea of music publishing; what it is, why it is necessary and where it comes into play, you risk leaving money on the table.
The MPA Student Membership allows you unrivalled access to the music publishing community and the music industry as a whole. Whether you want to get a job in music publishing, start your own publishing company or just want to find out more and get involved in the business, please join us!
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Subscription fee to become an MPA Student member is £25 per annum. Membership runs for a year from the date of joining. Students can join for a max of 4 consecutive years.
Alternatively, why not ask your course leader to take out a University subscription on your behalf? £575 per annum for a University subscription gives 25 students access to the MPA Student Membership. Wider partnerships, including full University Membership, are also available. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to discuss a more tailored package.
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