This musician had the *perfect* response to a potential client who was offering NO payment for a concert

25 October 2016, 11:24

string quartet win

Musicians are often offered a bum deal when dealing with freelance work, but this member of a string quartet has come up with a zinger of a reply.

Here’s a Facebook post from Steve Rose, whose wife Laura was approached by an agent to provide musical accompaniment to a swanky London event held by Louis Vuitton:

One of the enduring annoyances jobbing musicians have to face is dwindling opportunities for paid work - very often with the added insult of 'exposure' offered as an alternative to actual money. This approach to such offers is polite, firm and totally righteous.

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