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
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Next General Membership Meeting: October 24, 2022

Next General Membership Meeting:
Monday, October 24, 2022 – 7:30pm
Location: TBD

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

Fair Share For Musicians: Education Session 8/14/22

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! 

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Register and Submit Questions for Zoom Live-Stream

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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
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Final Note: Artie Kane

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