The UK’s Leading Diary Service for Orchestral and Session Musicians
Est. 1976, 39 years of service to the music industry.
Our booking service is free. If you’ve never used us before, please read our fixers' page.
Have a look at our CV pages to help you find the most suitable player for your concert or recording.
The Musician’s Answering Service was founded in 1976 by Richard Smith and was the first diary service to cater to both the orchestral and session world. As a busy freelance oboist he recognised the difficulties musicians had trying to balance their playing commitments whilst ensuring they were available when fixers called. Thirty five years later and now supporting over 1000 clients, MAS has established a reputation within the classical music business for professionalism and reliability.
A diary service is like a PA handling all your professional enquiries; ensuring that you do not lose out on work because you are not immediately contactable and taking care of all the necessary communication between yourself and the orchestras who book you, giving you the time to concentrate on playing. In today’s competitive freelance world a diary service is an indispensable tool for the successful musician. Read on..
Sunday 5th July 2015
We are pleased to say that the fault on our telephone system this morning has been fixed and that the service is back up and running again as normal. We are sorry for any inconvenience this has caused. MAS
Friday 12th June 2015
We are looking for a Diary Co-Ordinator to help manage the diaries of over 1000 freelance classical musicians.