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.
At 24, NYC Local 802 member Grace Kelly is moving past the label “prodigy” and defining her voice as a jazz musician.
Let your representative know that the NEA is important to your community—both culturally and economically. Tell Congress to safeguard the NEA.
AFM Local 406 is hosting the conference presented by the International Federation of Musicians (FIM) in Montreal from May 11-14.
Right to work is wrong for musicians and working people. Right to work states have lower wages, higher poverty rates, lower health insurance coverage rates, and more workplace fatalities.
New Orleans Local 174-496 member Art “Poppa Funk” Neville discusses his career from touring during segregation to the present day.
St. Louis Symphony musicians will see increased wages, higher contributions to their pension fund, and work-rule adjustments in their new contract
AFM’s negotiating team has reached a tentative three-year contract with wage increases, improved pension and healthcare contributions, and interactive streaming revenue payments.
Jacksonville Symphony musicians ratified a five-year contract that expands the symphony season, increases the number of full-time musicians, and raises weekly salaries by 19%.