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This document represents a binding agreement between Andrew Horowitz, referred to as “PERFORMER” and NAME, STREET ADDRESS, CITY, STATE, ZIP referred to as “CLIENT.”

 

I.                    CLIENT agrees to hire PERFORMER on Wednesday, October X, 200X at The Center for the Arts, George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia from 8:45 to 10:45 PM to play ragtime/background/coctail piano music, for a fee of $XX.

 

II.                 This fee is determined by an hourly rate of $XX.

 

III.               PERFORMER will play for forty-five minutes of each hour.

 

IV.              PERFORMER will arrive at the site by 8:30 PM on the performance date wearing black tie.

 

V.                CLIENT agrees to provide piano, tuned and in good condition.  PERFORMER retains the sole right to determine whether or not piano is “tuned and in good condition.”

 

VI.              Cancellation, change of time or date, and any other changes to this contract must be made at least ten days in advance of the performance.  Full and complete payment must still be made if the CLIENT cancels the performance with less than ten days written notice.

 

VII.            Payment is to be made as follows: The CLIENT will provide the PERFORMER a 100% deposit of $XX by check not less than ten days in advance of the performance.  50% of this deposit is non-refundable.  No refunds will be made within ten days of the perfomance.

 

OR       Payment is to be made as follows: The CLIENT will provide the PERFORMER a 50% deposit of $XX by check not less than ten days in advance of the performance.  This deposit will be non-refundable.   CLIENT will provide the PERFORMER the remaining 50% of the charge due, or $XX, in cash when the PERFORMER arrives at the job site.  The PERFORMER shall not be obligated to begin work until receiving this balance of charges due.

 

VIII.         The PERFORMER may be available to continue working past 10:45 or before 8:45 on October 3.  If the CLIENT requests this service, an additional fee of $XX per hour or part will be due at the beginning of each additional hour or part.  (This does not imply an obligation on the part of the PERFORMER to continue working past 10:45 PM or before 8:45 PM or an obligation on the part of the CLIENT to pay past 10:45 PM or before 8:45 PM unless the extra time is performed.)