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June 2024 Overture Online: Labor Celebrates PRIDE ‎️‍🌈

Inside This Issue:

  • COVER STORY: Labor Celebrates PRID
  • Last Call – Spring Membership Drive Ends June 30th
  • Member Spotlight: LP
  • Next Local 47 Coffee Time Member Mingle: Friday, June 21
  • Action Alert: Protect Arts Funding in California
  • Book Review: “Union Divided: Black Musicians’ Fight for Labor Equality”
  • #WhyUnion? Share Your Answer
  • Motion Picture/TV Film: Important Dates for 2024
  • Organizing Updates
and more!
 

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May 2024 Overture Online: Musicians ARE Workers

Inside This Issue:

  • COVER STORY: Musicians ARE Workers – Celebrating our Profession on International Workers’ Day
  • 2nd Annual AFM Local 47 Jazz Festival Photo Gallery
  • Spring Membership Drive: Spread the Word! 
  • Member Spotlight: Pam Gates
  • Orchestration With Dr. Norman Ludwin – Free Classes for Members
  • Ensemble 2.0: Making Our Website Work Better for You
  • Volunteers Needed on May 11 to Help Stamp Out Hunger!
and more!
 

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April 2024 Overture Online: 2nd Annual AFM Local 47 Jazz Festival

Inside This Issue:

  • COVER STORY: 2nd Annual AFM Local 47 Jazz Festival: Free concert series April 14, 21 & 28
     
  • Inside the Pit at the 96th Annual Oscars
     
  • Member Spotlight: Jon Hammond
     
  • Spring Membership Drive: Spread the Word!
     
  • Abolish Poverty & Homelessness Initiative: Volunteers Needed
     
  • Pension Update on the Application for Special Financial Assistance
  • Auditions: Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera, Modesto Symphony Orchestra

 

and more!
 

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March 2024 Overture Online: Solidarity Wins!

Inside This Issue:

  • COVER STORY: Solidarity Wins! AFM Secures Tentative Agreement With AMPTP, Delivering Historic Wins for Musicians
     
  • Women’s History Month: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
     
  • Member Spotlight: Lindsey Stirling
     
  • Join ‘The Crew’ at the Many Crafts, One Fight Rally on March 3
     
  • AFM Local 47 Endorses Adam Schiff for U.S. Senate
     
  • Music Performance Trust Fund 2024 Scholarship Applications Now Open
     
  • LA County Fed 2024 Voter Guide – Vote by March 5!
  • Auditions: Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera, Modesto Symphony Orchestra
and more!
 

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February 2024 Overture Online: African Americans and the Arts

Inside This Issue:

  • COVER STORY: Black History Month 2024: African Americans and the Arts
  • Hundreds Rally to Support Musicians at Film/TV Contract Bargaining Kick-Off Event
  • Member Spotlight: Kosine
  • L.A. Black Worker Center Receives $2.5 Million; Press Conference Feb. 2
  • Limited Pressing Agreement Recording Rates Increase in 2024
  • AFM Goes to NAMM! Highlights from the 2024 Show
  • Sony Pictures Entertainment Dedicates John Williams Music Building on Historic Culver City Lot
and more!
 

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January 2024 Overture Online: Musicians Demand a Fair Share in the New Year

Inside This Issue:

  • COVER STORY: Musicians Demand a Fair Share in the New Year
  • General Membership & Annual Club Meetings: January 22
  • 2024 Wage Scale Books Now Available
  • Member Spotlight: Michael O’Daniel
  • MusiCares Launches ‘Resilience on the Road Toolkit’ for Touring Musicians
  • The Year in Labor: An Overview by LA Fed President Yvonne Wheeler
  • Film Musicians Secondary Markets Fund: A New Year Rings In a New Fund
  • Auditions: Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
and more!
 

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December 2023 Overture Online: The Magic of Music

Inside This Issue:

  • COVER STORY: The Magic of Music – ‘Tis the Season to Celebrate the Wonder of Our Art 
  • Music Performance Trust Fund Offers Increased Funding for 2024 
  • Congratulations 66th Annual Grammy Nominees! 
  • Member Spotlight: Siddhartha Khosla
  • Local Wage Scale Updates Announced for 2024
  • Pacific Jazz Orchestra Launches Spectacular Debut Season
  • File for Your Creative Artist Business Tax Exemption
  • Auditions: Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera
and more!
 
 
 

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November 2023 Overture Online: Community

Inside This Issue:

  • COVER STORY: Community – Building Connections Through Collective Action
  • As SAG-AFTRA Strike Continues, Musicians Support & Organize
  • Member Spotlight: will.i.am
  • Honorary Member Seth MacFarlane Donates $10M to Strike Relief Effort
  • AFM Supports AI Campaign to Support Human Creativity
  • Book Review: ‘Music and Life’ by Mike Vaccaro
  • Auditions: Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera
and more!
 

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October 2023 Overture Online: Hollywood’s Enduring Legacy

Inside This Issue:

  • COVER STORY: Hollywood’s Enduring Legacy
  • General Membership Meeting: Monday, Oct. 23
  • Member Spotlight: Bruce Dukov Performs Record 1,900th Motion Picture Score
  • WGA Reaches Tentative Deal; Musicians Prepare for Our Turn
  • Book Review: ‘Music for Prime Time’ by Jon Burlingame 
  • Auditions: New West Symphony, Bay Philharmonic, Long Beach Symphony
and more!
 
 

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