composer

Composer commissioning contract - template

If you're thinking of commissioning a composer to produce a work for your group, you can use this model commissioning contract to make sure that everything is clear and agreed for both you and the composer.

A step-by-step guide to commissioning new music

This guidance provides a step-by-step guide on how to commission new music. The guidelines are designed to help you choose a suitable composer for your group’s needs, negotiate the commissioning process, raise funds, market your piece successfully, and ensure future performances of your commission.

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Resource: guide to commissioning

Commissioning new music is an exciting and rewarding process for voluntary music groups. We know a lot of our members are already doing it, but we think it’s something all groups could do.