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Bowled Over – Celebrating 25 Years With the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra

by Linda A. Rapka

In July of 1991, after a three-decade hiatus, the notion to revive an orchestra from the obscurity of distant memory became reality with a string of Independence Day concerts at the Hollywood Bowl. Rebranded in both name and impetus, the new Hollywood Bowl Orchestra made its debut under the leadership of LA Philharmonic Association executive vice president/managing director Ernest Fleischmann and the newly appointed principal conductor, John Mauceri. A quarter century later, HBO stands as a pioneer in the orchestral world and continues to deliver an eclectic repertoire as diverse as Hollywood itself. Continue reading

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

Overture Online
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

Democracy Wins for ‘Veep’ Musicians

veepHit HBO series signs agreement with AFM Local 47

Democracy wins for the musicians of HBO’s Emmy-winning political satire “Veep,” who starting this season will be covered by an American Federation of Musicians agreement.

AFM Local 47 approached “Veep” producers in July following the show’s relocation from Maryland after being awarded $6.5 million in tax credits from the California Film Commission’s revamped film and TV tax incentive program. Continue reading