Fair Share For Musicians: Education Session 8/14/22

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! 

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August 2022 Overture Online: Fair Share For Musicians

Inside This Issue:

  • COVER STORY: Fair Share For Musicians – AFM musicians across the nation are organizing for equity in streaming media
     
  • 2022 Local 47 Election: Nominating Petitions Due 9/15
     
  • Local 47 Unveils the Captain Greg Welch Gathering Place
     
  • Member Spotlight: Carol Kaye
     
  • ‘Fair Share For Musicians’ Campaign Education Session 8/14
     
  • New Resources Available From the Pension Fund
     
  • Auditions: New West Symphony, Long Beach Symphony, Santa Barbara Symphony
and more!
 
 
 
 

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Final Note: Artie Kane

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

Final Note: Glenn Arlington Mitchell

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

Member Spotlight: Evan Wish Knighted for Music and Years of Humanitarian Work

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

July 2022 Overture Online: In Solidarity With Black Orchestral Network

Inside This Issue:

  • COVER STORY: In Solidarity With Black Orchestral Network
  • Next General Membership Meeting July 25: Voting on Vacancy on Election Board and Resolutions to Amend the Bylaws
  • Member Spotlight: Evan Wish Receives Knighthood
  • AFM Local 47 2022 Election News: Nominating Petitions Available Aug. 1; Election Day Dec. 13, 2022
  • Meet EMD Administrator Rebecca Gurnee
  • New Streaming Residual Checks for 47 Musicians!
  • MPTF Announces 2022 Scholarships
  • Local 47 Member Irina Voloshina Launches Fundraiser to Help Ukrainian Musicians in Need
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and more!
 
 

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Non-Union Engagement Alert: PACIFIC OPERA PROJECT: ‘INTO THE WOODS’

NOTICE: LOCAL 47 CANNOT HELP YOU COLLECT WAGES FOR THE FOLLOWING ENGAGEMENT:

PACIFIC OPERA PROJECT: ‘INTO THE WOODS’
Descanso Gardens
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.