Here's a wedding contract I use - probably needs to be vetted by a legal beagle - any volunteers?
YOUR NAME, Instrument WEDDING DATE_____________ Address CONTRACT MAILED OUT____________ Phone #
WORKSHEET FOR WEDDING CEREMONY AND/OR RECEPTION PERFORMANCE (Please indicate clearly if ceremony only, reception only, or combination. Please note com- bined Wedding/reception MUST be at same site, or separate fee applies.
Name of Bride/Groom _____________________________________________________ Address________________________________________________________________ Phone________________________________Work Phone________________________
Wedding Date________Time: (usually from 15 min. before start of ceremony) from:_______to:__________ Wedding Location_______________________Directions - Please attach separately.______ Religious affiliation/Denomination/Secular_________Bridal Party colors________________
Phone/on site Contact_____________________________________
Reception Location_______________________Directions - Please attach separately._______ Phone/on site Contact_____________________________________
Combined Wedding/Reception Performance:______________
Harper to play at: (yes/no) _________Ceremony __________Prelude Music __________Seating of Parents __________Processional (______same tune for Bridesmaids & Bride) (______Bridesmaids tune) (______Bride's tune) _________Candlelighting _________Communion _________Meditation _________Special music during ceremony _________Recessional _________Reception _________Cocktail hour _________Dinner _________Other
Fee:$225.oo (two hundred twenty five dollars) for first two hours (includes 15 minute break) plus $50.oo (fifty dol- lars) per each hour (including 15 minute break per hour) overtime thereafter. Overtime must be requested in writing, and agreed to by both parties. A non-refundable 50% of fee is required before a date is reserved. The balance of the fee is due two (2) months prior to scheduled performance.
Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be in writing. Payment will be refunded ONLY IF THE SCHEDULED DATE IS RE-BOOKED. If unsuccessful in booking the date, all payments will be forfeited.
The agreement of the musician to perform is subject to proven detention by sickness, accident, riot, strikes, Acts-of-God; and other legitimate conditions beyond human control, with the musician reserving all rights to substitute another musician as necessary.
Shelter from all weathers must be provided (including shade from the sun.) An alternate indoor site at the same location must be available in case of inclement weather. It is solely the musician's decision and at the musician's discretion whether or not to perform out of doors. In no case will the musician's person, instrument, or equipment be subjected to damage or risk from weather, and the estimation of such risk is solely the musician's prerogative.
Parking adjacent to site must be provided and paid for by Bride/Groom . Agreed upon by________________________Date_________________