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City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Published: 09 October 2020 | 14:09 PM Updated: 04 December 2020 | 10:04 AM
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 2020

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
£132.34 £147.93 £158.00 £173.00

Single Call Fee (3 hours)

Tutti Sub-Principal Principal Section Leader
£92.64 £103.55 £110.60 £121.10

Distance Banding

Band A (81-120 miles) Band B (121-160 miles) Band C (161-220 miles) Band D (221-280 miles) Band E (281 miles and over)
£17.75 £24.50 £35.50 £53.35 £53.35 plus 33p for each mile travelled in excess of 280

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

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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