Commissions

Beret offers a number of services as a composer and performer. Pricing can be flexible, however, a deposit of $25 is required for all services upon hiring. If the service you have in mind is not listed, please contact Beret with any questions or details, or call her directly at (507) 351-2455.

Original Piece (Intended for Live Use)

I.e., to be performed at a live event, such as a concert or benefit

Commission Beret to write an original piece for personal or *commercial use.

Pricing:

  • $200 for up to 5 instrument (or voice) parts and less than 5 minutes in length
  • $50 for every additional instrument and minute
  • *If planning to use for commercial purposes, Beret charges $50 as a licensing fee
  • Deposit of $25 upon hiring (final price cannot be determined until completion of piece)

What's included:

  • PDF file of finished sheet music to keep, print, and/or distribute to musicians
  • .mp3 of finished piece with basic virtual instruments for reference

Contact Beret to discuss commission details.

Arranged Piece (Intended for Live Use)

I.e., to be performed at a live event, such as a concert or benefit

Commission Beret to arrange a piece of your choosing for personal or *commercial use.

Pricing:

  • $200 for up to 5 instrument (or voice) parts and less than 5 minutes in length
  • $50 for every additional instrument and minute
  • Deposit of $25 upon hiring (final price cannot be determined until completion of piece)

What's included:

  • PDF file of finished sheet music to keep, print, and/or distribute to musicians
  • .mp3 of finished piece with basic virtual instruments for reference

*Arrangement may only be used for commercial purposes or at large events if original piece is in the public domain, or you secure rights yourself. If planning to use piece for commercial purposes (if piece is in the public domain), Beret charges $50 as a licensing fee.

Contact Beret to discuss commission details.

Original Song with Lyrics

E.g., a special song for a loved one or a character ballad, etc.

Commission Beret to write, record, and produce an original song with lyrics for personal or *commercial use. 

Pricing:

  • $200, and song may not exceed 10 minutes in length
  • *If planning to use for commercial purposes, Beret charges $50 as a licensing fee
  • Deposit of $25 upon hiring

What's included: 

  • High-quality .mp3 of finished song for you to keep
  • PDF file of full song lyrics

Contact Beret to discuss commission details.

Due to the nature of services provided, all deposits and payments are non-refundable, even in the case of cancelation of services. Beret accepts payments through Paypal, or with cash or personal check in-person only. Please do not mail cash or checks. Contact Beret with any questions or concerns regarding services, or if you are dissatisfied with your services received. Beret will work to correct any issues you may have, at no extra cost to you. Your satisfaction is her top priority.