FAQ

A go fund me page of a group of low-income/precariously employed artists+freelancers from the Berlin arts scene raising money to support other artists and freelancers like us who are taking financial hits as a result of closures and lost income from Covid-19. 

This is a form to check your current state, if you need help or can help. 

Here are a few recommendations from our friends of Music Women Germany

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The attorney's office Härting created a free emergency hotline, which you can call concerning acute law questions during this crisis( insurances, taxes, laws etc,) You have to send a short mail to corona@härting.de and describe your problem, after that someone will call you back. Please be adviced this hotline is only for topics that involve this current crisis and not normal law requests. Link to website

 

Artists, employers and self employed in from within the arts and culture sector is heavily influenced by this current situation. The colleagues of  Creative City give an overview of information here (in German).

KSK

Everyone who is insured by/through the KSK, who have to fight the current income crash due to the Covid 19 crisis, is recomended to let them know till the end of March that your income will be substantially lower than usual, in order to possible pay a lower share from May onwards. 

Here is the from the  KSK (in German).  If you have further questions please register for a free consultation with our consultant Olaf Möller.

The coronavirus is affecting the life of so many people right now. However, musicians who have their tours cancelled suffer great loss of income. Here are 10 digital actions you can take as a musician right now. Thanks for this blackbirdpunk.com

Everything depends on the contract. All information to the current legal status you can find on the website of Kanzlei Laaser (in German).

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Free one-hour orientation consultings take place every Wednesday and Friday. To make an appointment, click on "Consulting" and fill out the web form. An orientation consulting is a prerequisite for an individual coaching session. In order to particapte at a workshop, please register with the web form. 

Music Pool Berlin is financed by the European Union (European Social Fund and European Fund for regional developments) and Musicboard Berlin. 

Music Pool Berlin is a consulting and advice platform for musicians and people working in the music business who live in Berlin. We offer free one-hour orientation consultings as well as workshops and  in-depth consultings.  Music Pool Berlin is not a new funding body - we don't fund projects. We are also not a music school.