The Music Department at Sarah Lawrence College (SLC)
facilitates the hiring of qualified SLC students through its
Musicians for Hire program. This service connects clients with
musicians for a range of events. Clients will receive contact
information for musicians that are appropriate for their needs.
The questions on this checklist will help you in planning for
music at an event. We have outlined the various details to assist
clients in an error-free and enjoyable event planning process.
Today’s Date: __________
Primary contact person for musicians: _____________________________________________________________
Email: ___________________________________ Phone Number: _________________________________
Preferred contact method (if phone, indicate best hours to call): ________________________________________
What style or genre of music are you looking for?
What musician(s) are you interested in hiring (solo, trio, quartet)?
Instrumentation desired (name instruments or vocal) _________________________________________________
I need suggestions ____
Student ____ or professional ____
Will the musicians be presenting a concert performance or background music?
What is the length of time the musicians will play? ___________________________________________________
What type of event (e.g. cocktail party, dinner)? _____________________________________________________
Approximately how many guests will be in attendance? _______________________________________________
Date and Time:
When is the event? _______ / _______ / _______
Month Date Year
When would you like the musicians to begin and end playing? Start Time: ________________________