We only rent all musical materials for live performances and only for the dates stated on the contract.
Materials may not be used for Radio or Television broadcast, Webcast or any usage other than
live performance and/or archival purposes without separate permission, in writing, from Chelsea Music.
The Terms on this page are for performing musical selections in a standard concert presentation,
not incorporating any theatrical elements such as choreography, costumes, dialog, staging, sets or props, etc.
You may not photocopy any of the materials without written permission.
For most songs:
1st Performance $250
2nd Performance +$125
3 or more performances +$50 (for as many as you schedule)
If you rent three or more orchestrations at the same time, we’ll give you a 15% discount on each.
NOTE: Rental fees for Judy Garland's and Liza Minnelli's orchestrations are higher than the fees stated above.
Please write to us for a detailed quote.
We accept company checks, money orders or PayPal.
Payment is due before we send you the music.
Late payments will incur a $10 fee per week.
Shipping & Music Delivery
You are responsible for all shipping costs, in addition to the rental fees.
We’ll ship your package anywhere that can accept deliveries
On the contact form there’s a space where you can tell us when you’d like the music to arrive.
Typically orchestras ask to receive the music 4-6 weeks before the concert.
If you need immediate (rush) delivery, a 50% surcharge will be added to your invoice.
Return the Materials
You must return all the materials—in the same condition as received—within two weeks after your final concert or there will be penalties assessed.
Return instructions are on the Inventory List.
If any of the material is returned with markings rendering the material useless for rental, you will be charged the cost of the replacement.
Before we ship the score and parts: no charge.
After we ship the materials but before the concert:
A $75 re-stocking fee plus you are responsible for the secure (FedEx or UPS) shipping costs. Please notify us in writing on your company’s letterhead.
Cancellations due to weather conditions:
You must notify us by phone or email on the day of the performance and will be subject to the $75 re-stocking fee plus you are responsible for the secure (FedEx or UPS) shipping cost.
If you have already paid the rental fee when you have to cancel:
We will refund the amount you paid minus the $75 re-stocking fee. If you are in possession of the musical materials you will be responsible for the secure (FedEx or UPS) return shipping cost.
Our friendly and knowledgeable customer services reps are available to answer your questions 7 days a week via email, and by phone M-F during normal business hours (9AM - 6PM).
Click here to ask us any questions.