DINNER WILL BE SERVED AT 6PM
PANEL DISCUSSION BEGINS AT 7PM
On Sunday, August 14 at Local 47, we will meet to discuss next steps. Dinner will be served at 6pm, and the panel discussion will begin at 7pm, followed by Q&A from the audience. This in-person event will also be live streamed via Zoom.
The panel will include AFM and Local 47 staff as well as Contract Action Team Committee chairs. Come and find out the state of “new media” and the threat it poses to musicians’ livelihoods. Our panel will present the data on made-for-streaming projects and details on the residual we’re fighting for in the upcoming negotiations. Extensive Q&A to follow. Make your voice heard!
RSVP and Submit Questions for In-Person Session
Register and Submit Questions for Zoom Live-Stream
The IRS mileage reimbursement rate has been changed for the remainder of 2022. The new rate, in effect as of July 1 through Dec. 31, 2022, is now 62.5 cents per mile driven for business use (up from 58.5 cents per mile as of Jan. 1, 2022).
The Local 47 Wage Scale book in the members section of our website has been updated to reflect this change.
Life Member. Composer
4/14/1929 – 6/21/2022
by Mike Lang, Life Member
So sad to read of Artie’s departure…
Artie was so special on so many levels, having had three uniquely successful careers… firstly, as a first call studio pianist, then, as a prolific and talented composer for film and television, and, finally, as the “go-to” conductor for major film composers. Continue reading
Life Member. String Bass
7/26/1941 – 4/6/2022
‘Jazz music will live forever in my heart’
by Zoila Ramos Mitchell
Glenn Arlington Mitchell — musician, writer, artist, conductor, husband and lover of jazz music — was born in the city of Hollywood on July 26, 1941. His father, Uber Arlington Mitchell, was from Colorado, and Elle Foust was from California. Continue reading
Black members of more than 40 orchestras have launched the Black Orchestral Network (BON), a collective of Black orchestral musicians dedicated to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for Black people in the orchestral field. Continue reading
Throughout his career as an accomplished composer and pianist, Canadian-born Evan Wish has traveled all over the world. But his most recent trip to Italy proved to be among the greatest highlights of his life.
In October 2021, Wish was knighted by the Order of Saint George de Bourgogne in Italy for the merits in the international music category and humanitarian gifting thorough the years. Continue reading
NOTICE: LOCAL 47 CANNOT HELP YOU COLLECT WAGES FOR THE FOLLOWING ENGAGEMENT:
PACIFIC OPERA PROJECT: ‘INTO THE WOODS’
July 8, 9, 10, 15, 16 & 17
PLEASE NOTE that as of this writing, there is no AFM contract to cover this engagement.
If you accept this engagement and your wages are not paid, or are paid incorrectly, THE AFM AND LOCAL 47 CANNOT COLLECT YOUR WAGES FOR YOU.