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Policies, Billing, & Cancellations

Read down this page to find information on policies related to singing services. Please be sure to review the information below carefully before booking singing services through Callie Emery Music Studios. A pdf copy of the full policy is available upon booking if you prefer a copy for your own reference and records. This policy is set in place to protect Callie's time and yours.

Billing & Pricing

For any event where Callie is booked for singing services, a $100 deposit is required at the time of booking. This deposit will be applied toward the total fee after a quote is produced. 50% payments are due 60 days before the event and full payments are due 30 days before the event. Payments that are not made on time are subject to a non-refundable cancellation. Pricing is as follows:

Weddings:

  • $150 for a simple service, up to 2 hours, with limited preparation and commonly known repertoire. 

Price increases if more than 2 hours of performance time is required.

  • $250 for a standard service where coordination with other musicians is required and music requests are honored.

Price increases if more than 2 hours of performance time is required.

  • $500+ for exceptional services where unique energy is required to meet the wishes of the wedding party. Please note that this package begins at $500, which does not include travel and hotel accommodations, should the wedding take place more than 100 miles away.

*All wedding bookings include a rehearsal booking. 

Wedding Reception

  • $200 for a simple reception, up to 2 hours, with limited preparation, where Callie chooses the majority of the set list.

Price increases if more than 2 hours of performance time is required.​

  • $300 for a standard reception, up to 2 hours, where coordination with other musicians is required and music requests are honored.

Price increases if more than 2 hours of performance time is required.

  • $600+ for exceptional receptions where unique energy is required to meet the wishes of the wedding party. Please note that this package begins at $600, which does not include travel and hotel accommodations, should the reception take place more than 100 miles away. 

Wedding Service and Reception Package:

  • $300 for a simple service and reception, up to 2 hours, with limited preparation, where Callie chooses the majority of the set list.

Price increases if more than 2 hours of performance time is required.​

  • $500 for a standard service and reception, up to 2 hours, where coordination with other musicians is required and music requests are honored.

Price increases if more than 2 hours of performance time is required.

  • $800+ for exceptional services and receptions where unique energy is required to meet the wishes of the wedding party. Please note that this package begins at $800, which does not include travel and hotel accommodations, should the reception take place more than 100 miles away. 

Funerals:

  • $100 for a simple service with limited preparation and commonly known repertoire.

Price increases if more than 2 hours of performance time is required.

  • $200 for a standard service where coordination with other musicians is required and/or non-standard music requests are honored.

Price increases if more than 2 hours of performance time is required.

  • $300+ for exceptional services where unique energy is required to meet the wishes of the family of the departed. Please note that this package begins at $600, which does not include travel and hotel accommodations, should the funeral take place more than 100 miles away.

*Funeral bookings do not include a separate day rehearsal booking. Rehearsal will take place the day of the funeral. Please contact Callie if you wish to add a separate day of rehearsals.

Gala/Charity Events:

  • $200+ for 2 hours of performing where Callie chooses the majority of the set list.

Price increases if more than 2 hours of performance time is required.

  • $400+ for 2 hours of performing where Callie chooses some music and music requests are honored.

Price increases if more than 2 hours of performance time is required.

  • $600+ for exceptional performances that exceed two hours, a substantial amount of music requests are honored, and/or the music is themed. Please note that this package begins at $1000, which does not include travel and hotel accommodations, should the event take place more than 100 miles away.

 

Other Events:

  • $150 for 2 hours of performing where Callie chooses the majority of the set list.

Price increases if more than 2 hours of performance time is required.

  • $250 for 2 hours of performing where Callie chooses some music and music requests are honored.

Price increases if more than 2 hours of performance time is required.

  • $500+ for exceptional performances that exceed two hours, a substantial amount of music requests are honored, and/or the music is themed. Please note that this package begins at $500, which does not include travel and hotel accommodations, should the event take place more than 100 miles away.

Scheduling

Scheduling will occur on a first come first served basis. Please note that all requests are subject to approval based on Callie's schedule. She will do her best to accommodate your needs. Please book through this website, as booking requests made through the website will be given priority over those booked via another form of communication.

Cancellations

Client Cancellations:

Cancellations on the part of the client will be considered non-refundable in the following circumstances:

  • Cancellations made less than 7 days after booking are fully refundable, including the  deposit.

  • Cancellations made more than 61 days prior to the event will not be refunded the deposit.

  • Cancellations made between 60 and 31 days prior to the event will be refunded 50% of payment, not including deposit.

  • Cancellations made less than 30 days prior to the event are not eligible for any refunds.

Singer Cancellations:

Singer Cancellations are fully refunded to the client for any circumstance.

Inclement Weather or Rescheduling:

In the case of inclement weather or the need to reschedule, please reach out to Callie and coordinate availability. One reschedule will be permitted with each booking. No more than one, please. If Callie's availability does not support a reschedule due to inclement weather, you will be refunded all payments except the deposit, and Callie will refer other singers. If Callie's availability does not support a reschedule for any other circumstance, then the Client Cancellation policy above will be applicable. 

Other Instances:

The following instances are grounds for cancellation without warning and without any refund:

  • Harassment, whether or not it results in injury

  • Physical or verbal threats, whether or not they result in injury

  • Aggressive Behavior, whether or not it results in injury

  • Sexual advances

The following are grounds for a written warning before cancellation without refund:​

  • Combative demands for services that are not included in your package.

    • Callie is happy to work with clients ​to alter wishes at any point during the process, but please note that some of these things will require a unique effort, and therefore an increased fee. If demands are being made in an aggressive fashion and/or the client is clearly refusing an adjusted fee associated with the changes, then Callie reserves the right to cancel the event without refund.

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