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City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Updated: 01 July 2021 | 15:43 PM
Agreement

Agreements between City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) and the Musicians' Union (MU) for employed and self-employed orchestral musicians.

Rates of pay for freelance players effective from 1 April 2021

Basic Concert Fee (includes up to 80 miles travel in one day).

A concert of up to three hours in length with a rehearsal of up to three hours in length on the same day.

Tutti Sub-Principal Principal Section Leader
£138.54 £154.47 £164.72 £211.21*

*Implemented on 1 June 2021

Single Call Fee (3 hours)

Tutti Sub-Principal Principal Section Leader
£96.98 £108.13 £115.30 £147.85*

*Implemented on 1 June 2021

Overnight (after 02:00)

Basic M25 Supplement
£64.70 £20.80

Late Return

Midnight - 12:30am 12:30 - 1:00am 1:00 - 2:00am
£4.95 £9.95 £14.90

For more information please see the full agreement.

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Contact details

Director of Concerts: Jenny Nicholls

CBSO Centre, Berkley Street, Birmingham, B1 2LF

0121 616 6500

jnicholls@cbso.co.uk

MU Steward: Colette Overdijk
MU H&S Representatives: Heather Bradshaw and Matthew Hardy