Busker playing a violin

Calling all Buskers!

Calling for applications from classical musicians to perform in duets, trios or quartets as BIF Buskers at the Buxton International Festival 2019.

The Festival runs from 5th – 21st July and we are looking for musicians to fill a number of positions to perform at the Festival Tea Garden and the Buxton Opera House Forecourt before the opera performances.

Dates:
Slots available at different times on 6th – 20th July.

Venues:
Buxton Opera House Forecourt
Festival Tea Garden in The Dome

Times:
30 mins

Morning or afternoon; times vary due to opera matinees.
Before the opera; times vary due to opera matinees.

Remuneration:
The Festival will pay £15 per person towards travel.
Musicians share takings from the Busking Tip Box.
Complimentary tickets: each performer will receive one free ticket for a performance of their choice, be it for music, literary or opera (depending on availability).

Applications:
Applicants need to include names of musicians and instruments they’re playing, CV, and sample of programme material.

Send applications to Lucie De Lacy on luciedelacy@buxtonfestival.co.uk and Caroline Hewitt on caroline.Hewitt@buxtonfestival.co.uk.