Category Archives: Overture Online

April 2021 Overture Online: Pension Relief, At Last

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Pension Relief, At Last

What the American Rescue Plan Act means for working people

#AFM47 Member Spotlight

Secretary/Treasurer Emeritus Serena Kay Williams Reaches the Grand Milestone

COVID-19 Update

How and when to get your vaccine

and more!

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March 2021 Overture Online: Persevering Through the Pandemic

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Persevering Through the Pandemic

LA orchestras utilize tech to stay connected with audiences

Protect Our AFM Pension!

Sign up for a phone/Zoom banking session

David Angel Jazz Ensemble

“Out on the Coast” – a triple-disc triumph

and more!

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February 2021 Overture Online: Celebrating Black History Month

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Celebrating Black History Month

How Los Angeles paved the way for desegregation within the AFM
 

UI Update

Congress approves extra unemployment compensation for mixed-earners
 

#AFM47 Member Spotlight

Meet India.Arie

 

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January 2021 Overture Online: AFM Local 47 Election Returns

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AFM Local 47 Election Returns

Congratulations to all candidates, and thank you to all members who voted, in our Dec. 8, 2020 General Election!

2020: Year in Review

A look back at a most challenging year

Next General Membership Meeting
(aka Inaugural Meeting)

Join us on Monday, Jan. 11 via Zoom for the swearing in of new officers!

and more!

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December 2020 Overture Online: Keeping the Music Alive During COVID

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Keeping the Music Alive During COVID

Creative ways musicians are coping with the crisis

AFM Local 47 General Election

Polls open 9am – 9pm on Tuesday, Dec. 8

Making Music & Making Progress

Locals 47 & 802 will co-host a free webinar on diversity, equity and inclusion on Friday, Dec. 11

and more!

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November 2020 Overture Online: Your Vote, Your Voice

Inside This Issue:

#GOTV!

AFM Local 47 endorsements for the Presidential Election

#RespectUs Update

Live television musicians make headway in fight for residuals

Member Spotlight

Roy Wiegand: Advocating One Step at at Time

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October 2020 Overture Online: Harvey Mason jr

Inside This Issue:

  • Harvey Mason jr
    The Recording Academy chair and interim president/CEO talks advocacy, diversity and equity in a new era for the Academy, and for society at large
  • AFM Local 47 Election News
    Information about our union’s 2020 general election
  • Live TV Musicians Tell Networks: #RespectUs
    AFM members step up efforts to secure a fair contract, gain parity, and end structural racism
  • Election 2020: Workers First. Vote Union
    A closer look at Propositions 15, 16 and 22
  • and more!

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Overture Online is optimized for reading via smartphone or tablet. For those without access to a smart device, recent issues may be viewed on a web browser from the Magloft bookshelf. The complete pdf archive may be found here.

September 2020 Overture Online: Fair Trade of Music

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Fair Trade of Music
Industry leaders join forces to support fair pay for music creators worldwide

Organizing Update
The NBA strike, bargaining for the common good, and a union for all musicians

Survey Says:
AFM Local 47 Demographics & Employment Survey results

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Overture Online is optimized for reading via smartphone or tablet. For those without access to a smart device, back issues may be viewed on a web browser here; and archived pdf versions are available for download here.

August 2020 Overture Online: Embracing the New Virtual Era

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Embracing the New Virtual Era

Amid season cancelations, SoCal orchestras launch innovative new digital, artistic and learning initiatives

At the Drive in… Concert!

‘2 am at the Sands’ Concerts in Your Car series presented with Rubicon Theatre

Member Spotlight

Dave Grohl defends teachers amid politicized rush to unsafely reopen schools

and more!

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Overture Online is optimized for reading via smartphone or tablet. For those without access to a smart device, issues may be viewed on a web browser here. Local 47 members may download archived pdf versions from the members section at afm47.org.

July 2020 Overture Online: Finding a New Rhythm

Inside This Issue:

Finding a New Rhythm

What will returning to work look like for musicians amid COVID-19?

 

Local 47 Updates

Next General Membership Meeting July 27 via Zoom;
Nominating petitions for General Election available August 1st
 

Member Spotlight

Clayton Haslop

and more!

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Overture Online is optimized for reading via smartphone or tablet. For those without access to a smart device, issues may be viewed on a web browser here. Local 47 members may download archived pdf versions from the members section at afm47.org.