Re: sound diffusion/projection fees


Subject: Re: sound diffusion/projection fees
From: Ryan Supak (ryansupak@gmail.com)
Date: Fri Oct 28 2005 - 10:26:14 EDT


What is diffusion, exactly?

Is it paying somebody to set up the pa/configure the acoustics/etc... to
play back a static version of your piece?

Or, do they "play" the piece in addition to this?

Thanks
rs

On 10/28/05, Ian Chuprun <ian@7circles.ca> wrote:
>
> A big thanks to everyone who replied, either here or in private. The
> replies fell into three groups, listed below.
>
> Remember, this was for a 10 minute diffusion (not the diffusionist's own
> piece), including prep, rehearsal time and the performance. The ranges
> were:
>
> 1. $0-$20 USD
> 2. $120-$175 USD
> 3. The going rate for an instrumentalist in that particular place (here
> in Montreal this means it would be $268).
>
> The idea that a diffusionist is equal to an instrumentalist is very
> interesting. I do not necessarily agree, but at least the pay scale is
> way better ;-)
>
> Thanks again!
>
> Ian
>
>
>
> Thomas Gerwin wrote:
> > Hi Ian;
> >
> > I am doing this regularly in my concert series KLANGWELTEN and in other
> > concerts too. The fee for the sound diffusion is handled like the fee
> > for a traditional musician - the "diffusionist" needs to invest the same
> > amount of work as an instrument player.
> >
> > Best,
> > Thomas
> >
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> >
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> >
> >
> > "Ian Chuprun" <ian@7circles.ca> schrieb:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > does anyone have any idea about a reasonable fee to pay for someone
> > > doing a sound diffusion/projection? If the diffusionist had to diffuse
> a
> > > 10 minute piece, (not their own piece), with the prep work, rehearsal
> > > and the actual diffusion, what would be a reasonable amount to pay for
> > > the work?
> > >
> > > Has anyone here been paid to do a sound diffusion? I cannot seem to
> find
> > > anything on this on the web so I guess it might be the beginning of
> > > something new, but I'm sure there are a few individuals around who
> were
> > > paid for this work. Please let me know, either here or in private.
> > Thanks.
> > >
> > > Ian
> > >
> > > ian@7circles.ca
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
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