The Summer 2014 New Deal is now available. In this issue: Carry it On / Fall Membership Meeting and Upcoming Elections / Local 1000 Members Honored with Joe Hill Award/ Executive Board Meets in NYC / Membership Updates / Letter from the President / Upcoming conferences / Peacebuilding Through Cultural Exchange/ SERFA Report /Membership Retreat 2015
“Why didn’t we do this before?” by Steve Eulberg That is the question I kept asking myself after we completed the final portion of our Members Retreat at Highlander this past May. We are a union local composed of a great many song-singers and songwriters, but in my decade-plus as a member I […]
American Federation of Musicians Local 1000 is one of the largest locals in the history of our Union to never have had a symphony orchestra on its rolls. Yet we, as members of communities throughout North America, recognize that a symphony orchestra is a jewel in civic and regional life. The Atlanta Symphony […]
The Fall Membership Meeting will take place at 4pm EST on November 13th at the Northeast Regional Folk Alliance Conference (NERFA) in Kerhonkson, NY. Elections for President, Canadian Vice President, and Midwestern Representative will be held for terms beginning in January 2015.
Read Daphne Carr’s informative article about Fair Trade Music posted July 14, 2014 on New Music Box: Good Vibrations: Towards a Fair Trade Standard For Live Music by Daphne Carr
Protect & organize your instruments & gear! What is it? GearTrack is an online musical instrument registry that aims to deter theft and recover stolen instruments through volume registration. We aim to be the first stop for resellers, used instrument buyers, and law enforcement in verifying an instrument’s status. In addition to stolen instrument alerts to our WatchDog […]