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Non ABO (Casual Orchestral Concerts)

Terms & Conditions for Freelance Players effective from 1 October 2017

Concert Rates

Section Principal Principal Sub-Principal Tutti
£165.00 £159.00 £152.00 £146.00

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

Section Principal Principal Sub-Principal Tutti
£97.90 £94.90 £91.40 £88.40

Overtime (per 30 minutes)

Section Principal Principal Sub-Principal Tutti
£20.63 £19.88 £19.00 £18.25


Distance Travel
21p per mile 49p per mile


Basic M25 Supplement
£99.40 £40.70

Late Return

Midnight - 02:00


Group A Group B Group C Group D
£27.90 £24.10 £19.20 Negotiable

Additional information

Contact Details

National Organiser Orchestras: Bill Kerr
Musicians’ Union, 61 Bloom Street, Manchester, M1 3LY

0141 341 2966

Porterage Categories

Group A - Electric Guitar, Double Bass, Bass Guitar

Group B - Bass saxophone,  Tuba

Group C - Contra Bassoon, Baritone Saxophone, 2 Saxophones, Cello, Trombone + 1 other brass instrument or bag of mutes, French Horn + 1 other brass instrument, Bass Clarinet

Group D - Harp, Kit Drums, Percussion instruments, Electronic keyboards

Related downloads

Casual Orchestral Concert Rates Non-ABO 2017 - 2018 (PDF 121.81 bytes file opens in new window)