“The job is to perform in a ‘music’ festival. It is a highly skilled and high profile job which, to be done well, requires an enormous amount of preparation, years of experience and involves the use of a great deal … (read more).
“A bar in Reading hosts a number of music nights, this particular night I was asked to fill in last minute for someone. I contacted the organizer and asked about pay, and he comes out with ‘since we make no … (read more).
Sadly, as I was growing up and learning the violin for many years, my violin teachers did not offer their lessons for free. Funnily enough, other necessary services which came as a direct result of studying the violin were not … (read more).