Posts tagged “AFM”

November 16, 2011

Doubling fees under fire in Denver

The Colorado Symphony Orchestra, like so many others, is facing a financial crisis that threatens its ability to continue making music. An opinion piece in Sunday’s Denver Post criticizes the Denver Musicians’ Association (AFM Local 20-623) for its unwillingness to budge on certain elements of its agreement with the orchestra. The issues here are complex, and I ...

July 8, 2010

Petition: Ask the U.S. Congress to support better air travel for musicians

instrument cases Photo, nobleviola The American Federation of Musicians, the world’s largest organization promoting the interests of professional musicians, has put its support behind the U.S. Senate’s version of the FAA Reauthorization Bill (S.1451). This bill seeks to overhaul many aspects of air travel, and the official summary includes this text: (Sec. 713) Requires an air carrier ...
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