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Template contract for working with a Music Director

This model contract has been developed to provide a starting point for negotiations when engaging a Music Director.

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.

ISM model contract for working with professional musicians

With many thanks to ISM, the Incorporated Society of Musicians, for giving Making Music members access to and permission to use their model performance contract.

New resource: model contract for working with Music Directors

Our new model contract for working with a Music Director (MD) is now available, having previously been withdrawn for review. Following work with the Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) and the Association of British Choral directors (abcd) the new version is a more robust and practical document that will help to establish a good working relationship between your group and your MD.

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.