Congratulations to all the #AFM47 musicians who worked on this year’s Emmy winners for Outstanding Music Direction: “Pepsi Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show,” and Outstanding Original Music & Lyrics: “Schmigadoon!”
Please join us for a celebratory march and rally on Monday, September 5th at the Labor Day Parade, hosted by the Los Angeles/Long Beach Harbor Labor Coalition and the LA Fed.
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Next General Membership Meeting:
Monday, October 24, 2022 – 7:30pm
Open to all AFM Local 47 members in good standing.
On the Agenda (subject to change):
– Presentation of 50 Year Pins
– Special Election to Fill Vacancy for Trustee
– Voting on Resolution to Amend the Bylaws re: Life Member Eligibility Requirements
– Officer Reports
– Old and New Business Continue reading
Life Member. Alto/Tenor Saxophone
7/27/1938 – 7/20/2022
Terry Harrington passed away on July 20, 2022, after a week in hospice care. A heart transplant in December 2001 allowed him to fulfill all his personal and professional ambitions. Continue reading
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!
RSVP and Submit Questions for In-Person Session
Register and Submit Questions for Zoom Live-Stream
The IRS mileage reimbursement rate has been changed for the remainder of 2022. The new rate, in effect as of July 1 through Dec. 31, 2022, is now 62.5 cents per mile driven for business use (up from 58.5 cents per mile as of Jan. 1, 2022).
The Local 47 Wage Scale book in the members section of our website has been updated to reflect this change.
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