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Updated: 03 November 2023 | 16:31 PM

Rates of pay for freelance players effective from 1 January 2022

Session rates

a concert or rehearsal of no longer than three hours

Tutti Sub-Principal Principal Section Leader
£75.43 £81.92 £88.40 £103.01

Out of town / Travel (musicians based in Manchester)

1 meal allowance (leaving base after 1.30pm) 2 meal allowance (leaving base before 1.30pm and returning after 6.00pm) Travel
£17.45 £26.75 Coach provided or standard class rail fare


Basic M25 Supplement
£76.60 £44.25

Late return

Midnight - 12:30am 12:30 - 1:00am 1:00 - 2:00am
£6.45 £12.75 £18.90

Early start

Leaving base before 8:30am (per hour or part thereof before 8:30am)

Contact details

Orchestra Manager: Chris Lewis

Hallé Concerts Society, The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, M2 3WS

07702 685 277

MU Steward: Beatrice Schirmer
MU H&S Representative: Kyle MacCorquodale

Hallé Orchestra website