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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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Member Spotlight: Evan Wish Knighted for Music and Years of Humanitarian Work

Throughout his career as an accomplished composer and pianist, Canadian-born Evan Wish has traveled all over the world. But his most recent trip to Italy proved to be among the greatest highlights of his life.

In October 2021, Wish was knighted by the Order of Saint George de Bourgogne in Italy for the merits in the international music category and humanitarian gifting thorough the years. Continue reading

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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Sweetwater: 50 Years After Woodstock

On Aug. 15, 1969, half a million people gathered upon on a dairy farm in Bethel near White Lake, New York for a three-day music festival that would come to define a generation.

Billed as “An Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace and Music,” the epic event would later be known simply as Woodstock. Little did anyone imagine that it would become synonymous with the counterculture movement of the 1960s, and remains so five decades later. Continue reading

April 2018 Overture Online: Lucia Micarelli

Overture Online
April 2018

Lucia Micarelli

Balancing life on the concert stage and the scoring stage


LA Phil: 100 Years in the Making
Sneak a peak at what’s in store for the historic centennial celebration

Resisting Janus
Working people must stand together

Learn Orchestration the Practical Way
Free classes for members start this summer

and more!

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February 2018 Overture Online: Jazz in Schools Turns 30

Overture Online
FEBRUARY 2018

Jazz in Schools Turns 30
Black History Month program enters third decade of enriching lives through music


#listenLA: Awards Season 2018
Los Angeles musicians win big in the 60th annual Grammy Awards; Oscar noms are in!

Black History Month
Exploring the vital role of music in black history

California Jazz Foundation to Honor Local Jazz Heroes
Save the date to celebrate two of our own: Dr. Bobby Rodriguez and the late Buddy Collette

and more!

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

August 2017 Overture Online: Keeping the Score in CA

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Overture Online
August 2017

Keeping the Score in CA 
An AB 1300 concert & media event feat. Rickey Minor & special guests


We’ve Moved!
Review these important updates & reminders regarding the Burbank relocation of Local 47 & AFM West Coast Office

Celebrating Lalo Schifrin: An 85th Birthday Concert
Musicians at Play, Music Fund of LA & Varèse Sarabande announce an October concert for the film music legend

We Can’t Afford to Work for Less
LAANE’s executive director spells out why “Right to Work”
is wrong

Congratulations 69th Annual Emmy nominees

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

July 2017 Overture Online – YOLA Turns 10

Overture Online
July 2017

YOLA Turns 10
Youth Orchestra Los Angeles celebrates a decade of enriching young lives through music


We’re Moving!
This month AFM Local 47 makes the transition to Burbank

Music Tax Credits – Keeping You in the Loop
Update from Recording Musicians Association Los Angeles

Wild Ride With ‘Mozart in the Jungle’
How a classical musician’s memoir turned into a hit television series

and more!

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

March 2017 Overture Online: Women’s History Month

Overture Online
March 2017

Women’s History Month:

Honoring Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business


Musician Activists Welcome Congresswoman Judy Chu at Political Town Hall
Members talk healthcare, arts and education, labor rights, and next steps

Member Spotlight: Marcy A. Sudock
Musique Sur La Mer music director blends artistry with advocacy

2017 Academy Awards
View our exclusive behind-the-scenes photo gallery with the orchestra

BlackMusic, BlackWork Launches in Leimert Park
New historical exhibition explores the legacy of the Black Los Angeles musicians union Local 767

and more!

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Overture Online is optimized for reading via smartphone or tablet. For those without access to a smart device, this issue may be viewed on a web browser (must have flash enabled). Local 47 members may download archived pdf versions from the members section at afm47.org. Continue reading