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The 60th annual GRAMMYs are a wrap — and what a night it was for Los Angeles musicians!
Bruno Mars swept the 60th annual GRAMMYs, taking home awards in all categories nominated including the night’s biggest wins: Record of the Year and Album of the Year (“24K Magic”), and Song of the Year (“That’s What I Like”). The Los Angeles AFM Local 47 artist also won in the categories of Best R&B Album, Song and Performance.
Read the full story and complete list of 2018 GRAMMY-winning recordings featuring AFM Local 47 musicians at listen-la.com.
From composition and music preparation to the scoring stage, musicians bring the heart and soul to motion pictures.
Congratulations to all nominees in the 90th annual Academy Awards featuring music created by AFM Local 47 musicians! View the list at listen-la.com.
Local 47 musicians & union members joined hundreds of thousands at the 2018 Women’s March Los Angeles.
Activists converged on downtown the morning of Jan. 20 marching from Pershing Square to City Hall as part of the second annual Women’s March, the largest of dozens of similar protests held around the nation.
Carmine Marinelli, father of AFM Local 47 composer Anthony Marinelli, served as Master of Properties at the LA Music Center for 35 years, died January 10, 2018. Continue reading
We are pleased to report that, after two years without a contract and tough negotiations, the Pasadena Symphony Orchestra has reached a tentative new agreement. Continue reading
Wage scales for the Los Angeles Orchestra Leaders’ Association have been updated for 2018.
Members may access the CBA in the members-section at afm47.org (login required) or by contacting our Live Performance Department at 323.993.3156 or 323.993.3147.
The Executive Board has approved the Wage Scale Committee’s recommendations for updates to Live Engagements and Music Prep for Live Engagements, which take effect January 1, 2018.
The printed books will be published mid-January and available by request from the Live Performance Department. A digital copy of the 2018 Wage Scale book is available in the Member Section at afm47.org (login required) from the “Members-Only Scales & Documents” tab.
The AFM has made available Music Prep scales for copyists preparing parts for musical theater, which are also available in the members section of our website.
The Musicians of Live TV
A look at the music makers behind live primetime and late-night television shows
Are You 47 Strong?
Introducing our new internal organizing campaign
Saturday Night Bath
Providing good, clean fun to at-risk youth since 1986
Wage Scale Updates
Rate changes announced for 2018
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