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Currently Browsing: October, 2020

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Barbara Steinberg
Elayne Jones, 92, the first Black percussionist to hold a principal position in a major symphony orchestra, is alive and well and living in California. She was a member of Local 802 for almost 70 years and her story remains

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What happens if an orchestra stops paying pension?
A case study of the Neshoma Orchestra
Harvey Mars
What happens if an orchestra stops paying pension? As a result of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 — the statute that guides the operation of defined benefit pension plans — employers that are contractually obligated to remit

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The Band Room
Bill Crow
Back in the 1940s Randy Brooks had a popular big band that featured his trumpet playing. He prided himself on his powerful high register. When they played an engagement in Montreal, Randy made a publicity guest appearance during the day

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Aug. 25, 2020 to Sept. 22, 2020
Tuesday August 25, 2020 Meeting called to order at 11:05 am by President Krauthamer via video conference necessitated by the need for social distancing relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. Present: Financial Vice President Fisher, Recording Vice President Schwartz, Executive Board

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Winning on Stage
Dr. Don Greene
Developing your creative abilities during the pandemic By Dr. Don Greene During these challenging times, you probably have more free time on your hands than you are accustomed to as a musician and creative artist. This may be a great

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