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Manchester Camerata

Updated: 03 November 2023 | 16:33 PM

An agreement between Manchester Camerata and Musicians' Union for self-employed orchestral musicians.

Rates of pay for freelance players effective from 1 December 2022

Concert rates (no Tutti or Section Principal)

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

Sub-Principal Principal
£151.04 £172.59

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

Sub-Principal Principal
£90.62 £103.55

Chamber Music 

Per day

Distance and travel

Distance (where transport or travel fare is provided) Travel (where transport is NOT provided)
16p per mile 35p per mile


Basic M25 Supplement
£63.10 £20.30

Late return

Midnight - 12:30am 12:30 - 1:00am 1:00 - 2:00am
£4.95 £9.85 £14.80


Contact details

Orchestra Manager: Jo Watson

Manchester Camerata, The Monastery, 89 Gorton Lane, Manchester M12 5WF

0161 226 8696

MU Steward: Dan Storer