Numerous charities regularly ask me to play for nothing whereas in July I was paid a proper fee by the Friends of the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital who hired myself as solo harpist, plus a local string quartet, and eight … (read more).
I am part of a jazz trio. We asked about possible gigs at a venue that features jazz groups and we were told that live acts are required to play free the first time. We were told this was to … (read more).
I am a harpist and am being continually asked to work for free, mostly for charity concerts. Indeed many local orchestras/groups call up for your services as a harpist and are shocked about my requesting a fee. People think you … (read more).