Legislation introduced today would close a loophole in copyright law and help ensure pre-1972 musicians are paid for their recordings.
The Philadelphia Orchestra’s assistant principal bassist co-founded a nonprofit that engages, educates and inspires young musicians.
AFM President Ray Hair called on musicians to work together at the 4th International Orchestra Conference. We can negotiate fairness with employers by working in unity—just as strength and harmony arise from unity when we perform.
The Atlanta Local 148-462 member discusses his 50 plus-year career from starting out in Memphis to winning his first Grammy in February.
Unions and employers joined together to urge Congress to fund the NEA, NEH, and CPB in the next federal budget.
Since forming as teenagers, the Michigan AFM members have had a crash course in the music business.
12 arts and entertainment unions sent a letter urging to Congress to oppose President Trump’s proposed elimination of the NEA, NIH and privatization of CPB.
The trumpet virtuoso, soloist and principal for Orchestre symphonique de Montréal (OSM) discusses his technique and union membership
Under current laws, musicians are not fairly compensated for their work. Legislation introduced would help “make it fair” by ensuring musicians are paid for their work, particularly when others profit from it.
The 2018 budget released today completely eliminates the NEA along with 61 other government programs/agencies.