Community Engagement

Hire a Musician

Hire a Musician

The Conservatory of Music's Gig Referral Service facilitates the hiring of talented student musicians at a competitive rate set by the student performer. These freelance performance opportunities offer students the chance to develop strong professional and career skills. Performance opportunities can be one-time events or recurring performances. Typical gigs arranged through the office include weddings or receptions, corporate functions, and atmosphere entertainment.  If you wish to hire a student musician, please visit the Gig Referral Service Client Info section to view instructions.

Note: The Gig Referral Service does not post full-time job openings or coordinate private lessons.

For Clients

Hiring a musician can be a difficult process for the non-musician. You'll want to consider the space, date and time, and atmosphere you are trying to create. Review the Gig Hiring Guide to help guide you in your search for the perfect entertainment.

For Students

The Gig Referral Service aims to provide Oberlin students with freelance performance opportunities, as well as a chance to help you develop professional and career skills. We require students to uphold the highest in professional and performance standards as students are representing the Conservatory of Music. Visit the Gig Referral Service section on the Career Center website for more information and general procedures.