Category Archives: Overture Online

February 2023 Overture Online: Black History Month

Inside This Issue:

  • COVER STORY: Black History Month 2023: Black Resistance
  • AFM Local 47 Welcomes New Administration
  • Member Spotlight: Raphael Saadiq
  • AFM Entertainment – Free Referral Service for Members
  • ‘Let’s Talk Film, TV & Video Streaming’ Zoom Event – Feb. 9
  • Awards Season: Congratulations 2023 Grammy & Oscar Nominees!
  • Auditions: Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
and more!
 
 

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January 2023 Overture Online – Looking to the Road Ahead

Inside This Issue:

  • COVER STORY: AFM Local 47 2022 Election Returns
  • 2023: Looking to the Road Ahead
  • Inaugural Meeting + Musicians’ Club Annual Meeting: Monday, January 9 via Zoom
  • Member Spotlight: Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Live Performance/Music Prep Wage Scale Updates for 2023
  • Help Eliminate Late Payments
  • AFM 47 Women in History: Babe Egan and the Hollywood Redheads
  • Announcing the Tony Giaimo Memorial Scholarship
and more!
 
 

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December 2022 Overture Online: AFM Local 47 General Election

Inside This Issue:

  • COVER STORY: AFM Local 47 General Election Day is December 13: Polls open 9am-9pm
  • Member Spotlight: Bruno Mars
  • Save the Date: Inaugural Meeting & Musicians’ Club Annual Meeting: January 9 via Zoom
  • Entertainment Unions Come Together to Support UAW Striking Workers
  • Update from the Film Musicians Secondary Markets Fund
  • Labor Community Services Holiday Toy Drive: Donate by December 16!
  • Auditions: Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
and more!
 
 

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November 2022 Overture Online: Get Out the Vote!

Inside This Issue:

  • COVER STORY: California Labor Federation Voter Guide
  • AFM Local 47 General Election Updates: Election Day is December 13
  • Save the Date: Inaugural Meeting January 9
  • Member Spotlight: Allen George LaMont
  • Donate to Emergency Hurricane Relief for AFM Members
  • Labor Community Services Holiday Toy Drive
  • Auditions: Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
and more!
 
 

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October 2022 Overture Online: National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Inside This Issue:

  • COVER STORY: National Disability Employment Awareness Month
  • Next General Membership Meeting: October 24 – Voting to Fill Vacancy for Trustee, Resolution to Amend the Bylaws
  • Nominees Announced for 2022 Local 47 General Election
  • Member Spotlight: John Carpenter
  • Film and TV Contracts Get One-Year Extension
  • Support the American Music Fairness Act
  • Auditions/Job Postings: Santa Barbara Symphony, Long Beach Symphony
and more!
 
 

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September 2022 Overture Online: Entertainment Community Fund

Inside This Issue:

  • COVER STORY: Entertainment Community Fund – Supporting a life in the arts
  • Local 47 2022 General Election: Nominating Petitions Due Sept. 15
  • Member Spotlight: Greg Phillinganes
  • Musicians Talk Organizing at ‘Fair Share For Musicians’ Education Session
  • Maestro of the Movies: Celebrating John Williams at 90
  • Drums For Drummers Nonprofit Offers Free Kits for Schools in Need
  • Auditions: Long Beach Symphony, New West Symphony, Santa Barbara Symphony
and more!
 
 
 

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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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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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June 2022 Overture Online: Happy Pride!

Inside This Issue:

  • COVER STORY: Happy Pride!
  • AFM Mourns the Loss of EMSD Director Patrick Varriale
  • Juneteenth – A Day to Reflect
  • Member Spotlight: Demi Lovato
  • Rehearsal Rooms Update: Now Offering Expanded Booking Options
  • Support the American Music Fairness Act
  • Spring Membership Drive – Spread the Word!
  • Auditions/Job Postings: Santa Barbara Symphony, LA Youth Orchestra
and more!
 
 
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May 2022 Overture Online: MAY DAY – A New Season

Inside This Issue:

  • COVER STORY: MAY DAY 2022 – A New Season
  • Musicians, Artists Rally for Arts Education in CA
  • #WhyUnion? AFM 47 Members Share Their Union Pride
  • Oscars 2022 Orchestra Highlights Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Orchestration Classes With Dr. Norman Ludwin – Free for Members
  • LA Fed Announces Ambitious New ‘People’s Project’
  • Spring Membership Drive – Spread the Word!
and more!
 
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