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May 2017 Overture Online: Lifetime Achievement Awards recap


Overture Online

May 2017

AFM Local 47 Lifetime Achievement Awards
Los Angeles musicians celebrate a new tradition honoring esteemed members of AFM Local 47


California One Step Closer to Healthcare for All
Musicians celebrate Senate Committee passage of SB 562

Important LAOLA Update
Notice to all Leaders, Contractors and Employers signed to the Los Angeles Orchestra Leaders’ Association agreement

Update From the AFM Pension Fund
Notice to all AFM-EPF participants

Memorial for Leslie Gersicoff
Join us in honoring and celebrating the incredible life of the Jewish Labor Committee Western Region’s longtime Executive Director

and more!

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April 2017 Overture Online: Local 47 Turns 120!

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April 2017

Local 47 at 120 Years:
Over a Century of Music and Service


Announcing the Local 47 Lifetime Achievement Awards 
Join us in the kickoff celebration of a new tradition honoring esteemed members of AFM Local 47

Local 47 Spring Membership Drive
Spread the word! Now is the perfect time to join the musicians union

Over 300,000 Music Credits of LA Musicians to be Digitally Archived
ProMusicDB.org launches Make Musician Credits Timeless fundraiser

and more!

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Overture Online is optimized for reading via smartphone or tablet. For those without access to a smart device, this issue may be viewed on a web browser (must have flash enabled). Local 47 members may download archived pdf versions from the members section at afm47.org.

 

March 2017 Overture Online: Women’s History Month

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March 2017

Women’s History Month:

Honoring Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business


Musician Activists Welcome Congresswoman Judy Chu at Political Town Hall
Members talk healthcare, arts and education, labor rights, and next steps

Member Spotlight: Marcy A. Sudock
Musique Sur La Mer music director blends artistry with advocacy

2017 Academy Awards
View our exclusive behind-the-scenes photo gallery with the orchestra

BlackMusic, BlackWork Launches in Leimert Park
New historical exhibition explores the legacy of the Black Los Angeles musicians union Local 767

and more!

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Overture Online is optimized for reading via smartphone or tablet. For those without access to a smart device, this issue may be viewed on a web browser (must have flash enabled). Local 47 members may download archived pdf versions from the members section at afm47.org. Continue reading

February 2017 Overture Online: Black History Month

Black History Month

How the roots of our past continue to shape us today


Women’s Marches Celebrate Diversity
Millions around the world join in solidarity at Presidential Inauguration rallies around the world

BlackMusic, BlackWork – Opens February 23
New historical exhibition explores the legacy of the Black Los Angeles musicians union Local 767

Los Angeles Honors the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King
Thousands turn out for annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast and Kingdom Day Parade

Jazz Goes to School
LAUSD students learn about the roots of America’s original art form throughout Black History Month

and more!

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January 2017 Overture Online – Come Together (Right Now)

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January 2017

Come Together
(Right Now)

Now more than ever, musicians must organize for the future of our union and our nation


WIN: Spreading the Labor Beat
Workers Independent News expands to over 400 satellite NPR stations

ProMusicDB Partners With NAMM
Free 2017 NAMM Show badges for all new registrants

A Brief History of the TMA
An overview by the TMA SoCal chapter

CD Spotlight: ‘Breaking Through’ 
Paul Henning releases solo debut for piano and orchestra

and from all of us at Overture….

Happy New Year!
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Overture Online is optimized for reading via smartphone or tablet. For those without access to a smart device, this issue may be viewed on a web browser (must have flash enabled). Local 47 members may download archived pdf versions from the members section at afm47.org. Continue reading

December 2016 Overture Online: Happy Holidays!

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December 2016

Happy Holidays!
From the Officers, Executive Board, and Staff of AFM Local 47


2016 Election Recap
A message from California Labor Federation President Art Pulaski

RMA Night 2016 Honors Randy Newman
Composer reminisces with hundreds L.A.’s top studio players

Flex Plan Open Enrollment Meeting
Join us Tuesday, December 6

LA Jazz Society Celebrates Quincy Jones
Photos from the 2016 Jazz Tribute Awards concert

and more!

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November 2016 Overture Online: Vote Union Strong

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November 2016

Vote Union Strong
Election Day is Tuesday, November 8: Important Reminders & Los Angeles Labor Voter Guide


Gear Up for Grammys 2016
More than 21,000 entries submitted for 59th Awards consideration; nominations to be announced Dec. 6

AFM Musicians Support SAG-AFTRA Video Game Strikers
More than 100 join picket line in Playa Vista 

ASMAC to Honor Emmy-Winning Composers
Alf Clausen and William Ross to recieve 2016 Golden Score Awards

and more!

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October 2016 Overture Online: 25 Years With the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra

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October 2016

Bowled Over
Celebrating 25 Years With the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra


Local 47 2016 Election Update
All candidates unopposed, elected by acclamation

Made In Hollywood Honors for TV
LA City Council celebrates this year’s Emmy-nominated homegrown productions

#ListenLA spotlight: Remembering Gene Wilder
Hollywood mourns a silver screen legend

Don’t Get Penalized!
File for your LA Business Tax Exemption 

Why Should You File For Unemployment?
What musicians need to know about the California EDD

and more!
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Overture Online is optimized for reading via smartphone or tablet. For those without access to a smart device, this issue may be viewed on a web browser (must have flash enabled). Local 47 members may download archived pdf versions from the members section at afm47.org. Continue reading

September 2016 Overture Online: ‘LOST’ Returns to Los Angeles

Overture Online
September 2016

‘LOST’ Returns to Los Angeles

Michael Giacchino to lead 44-piece Hollywood Studio Symphony Orchestra two nights at the Ford


Saturday Night Bath
Bringing good, clean fun to at-risk youth

Announcing the Irving R. Bush Memorial Scholarship
Open to all high school & college trumpet students – due Sept. 30

37th Annual Labor Solidarity Parade
Join the party on September 5th

and more!
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Overture Online is optimized for reading via smartphone or tablet. For those without access to a smart device, this issue may be viewed on a web browser (must have flash enabled). Local 47 members may download archived pdf versions from the members section at afm47.org. Continue reading

August 2016 Overture Online – Our Story, Our Legacy

Overture Online
August 2016

Our Story
Our Legacy

BlackMusic, BlackWork exhibit to celebrate the rich legacy of Los Angeles Local 767


Musicians Are Organizing!
Find out how you can get involved

AFM 100th Convention Highlights
Delegates gather in Las Vegas

After the Music: Financial Planning for Artists
Living the American Dream

CD Spotlight: ‘Passing Through’
Gernot Wolfgang’s new chamber music album finds critical acclaim

and more!

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