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MU Orchestral Concert Rates

Terms & Conditions for Freelance Players effective from 1 October 2019

Concert Rates

Tutti Sub-Principal Principal Section Principal
£156.00 £162.00 £170.00 £177.00

Single call (3 hours) on a day other than concert day

Tutti Sub-Principal Principal Section Principal
£94.47 £97.47 £101.47 £104.97

Overtime (per 30 minutes)

Tutti Sub-Principal Principal Section Principal
£19.50 £20.25 £21.25 £22.13


Distance Travel
23p per mile 52p per mile


Basic M25 Supplement
£106.27 £44.18

Late Return

Midnight - 02:00


Group A Group B Group C Group D
£29.83 £25.76 £20.53 Negotiable

Additional information

Contact Details

National Organiser Orchestras: Jo Laverty
Musicians’ Union, 60-62 Clapham Road, London, SW9 0JJ

0141 341 2966


Porterage Categories

Group A - Electric Guitar, Double Bass, Bass Guitar

Group B - Bass saxophone,  Tuba, Contra Bassoon

Group C - Baritone Saxophone, 2 Saxophones, Cello, Trombone + 1 other brass instrument or bag of mutes, French Horn + 1 other brass instrument, Bass Clarinet

Group D - Harp, Kit Drums, Percussion instruments, Electronic keyboards, Timpani

Related downloads

MU Orchestral Concert Rates 2019 - 2020 (PDF 127.3 bytes file opens in new window)