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We have more than 40 collective agreements with orchestras – from freelance chamber orchestras to large symphony orchestras (such as BBC Symphony Orchestra), opera and ballet orchestras. The salaries, rates of pay, and terms and conditions for those who play in orchestras are set by the collective agreements.

In addition, we have both Freelance Agreements and Employment Agreements to ensure you get the best negotiated salary rates, terms and conditions.

We also regularly develop new in-house agreements to recognise the unique requirements of individual ensembles who work outside of the orchestral scene.

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