Category Archives: Overture Online

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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and more!
 
 

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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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April 2022 Overture Online: 125 Years of Service and Progress

Inside This Issue:

  • COVER STORY: Happy Birthday to Us! 125 Years of Service and Progress
  • Next General Membership Meeting: April 25, 2022 – Resolution to Amend the Bylaws
  • Spring Membership Drive – Spread the Word!
  • Member Spotlight: William Roper
  • At the Local: Meet Membership / Work Dues Specialist Amber O’Donnell
  • Feeling Career Burn-Out? Attend the Musicians Career Support Group

    and more!


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March 2022 Overture Online: Celebrating Empowerment and Opportunity – Women’s History Month

Inside This Issue:

  • COVER STORY – Women’s History Month: Celebrating Empowerment and Opportunity
  • Member Spotlight: Alanis Morissette
  • In the Studio With Jack Jones, John Clayton & Friends
  • Strengthen Your Union: Renew Your 2022 Dues by 3/31
  • Rehearsal Rooms Update
  • AFM Local 47 & Musicians’ Club 2020 Audit Reports Now Posted
  • Next General Membership Meeting: April 25
  • & more!

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February 2022 Overture Online: Black History Month – Reflections

Inside This Issue:

  • COVER STORY – Black History Month: Reflections
  • Marc Sazer Elected New Vice President
  • Member Spotlight: India.Arie
  • AFM Local 47 Diversity Committee
  • Act Now to Support #FairPlay for All Music Creators!
  • Live/Prep Wage Scale Updates for 2022
  • & more!

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January 2022 Overture Online: Happy New Year!

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Inside This Issue: 

‘West Side Story’ 2021

A New Take on a Modern Classic
 

Member Spotlight: Joni Mitchell

Acclaimed Singer/Songwriter Receives Kennedy Center Honors
 

Save the Date: Monday, Jan. 24

Join us for our Next General Membership Meeting, Special Election to Fill Vacancy for Vice President, and Musicians’ Club Annual Meeting

and more!


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