The Baltimore Symphony oboist discusses the power of joining in union with other musicians and the importance of symphonies connecting with their communities.
A union musician since she started gigging in college, the NYC Local 802 member discusses her career and joining together in union with other musicians.
The Senate is considering legislation to ensure musicians who recorded before 1972 are fairly paid.
The Los Angeles Local 47 member has performed on more than 800 films as a session keyboardist, and is now taking on composing projects.
The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed the CLASSICS Act as a part of a music licensing reform package.
AFM joined with other members of the creative community in urging congress to ensure internet platforms address privacy and copyright abuses.
Digital radio makes billions of dollars a year from music made before 1972. Yet, because of an ambiguity in copyright laws, many artists receive nothing. The CLASSICS Act would correct this inequity to ensure musicians who made this music finally get their due.
The Nashville Local 257 member talks about latest album and joining the union at 17.
Industry Veteran Stefanie Taub was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the AFM & SAG-AFTRA Intellectual Property Rights Distribution Fund. In her new role, Taub will oversee the Fund’s collection and distribution of more than $45 million annually in royalties to non-featured musicians and vocalists.
A federal budget was approved that maintains public television funding and increases funding for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).