Collaboration is an integral part of your musical life. At Lawrence, instrumentalists and singers work with both student pianists and professional pianists for all their needs. In the following pages, you will find most the basic information that you need. Feel free to read all of the pages to understand how both you and your collaborator should prepare. 

On these pages, you'll find information about 

  • The process of being asked and asking for collaboration
  • Community pianist list
  • Sample first contact emails as well as sample contracts
  • First Rehearsal Preparation
  • Contracts and how much should pianists charge
  • Outlook Scheduling
  • Scores and iPads 
  • The Do’s and Don’ts of collaboration

How to Schedule in Outlook

Check out this quick video for scheduling with collaborators in outlook