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Currently Browsing: September, 2020

Karen Fisher
There are many aspects to the role of Financial Vice President of Local 802 but the responsibilities are mainly twofold: to oversee the financial interests of the local, and to manage and negotiate the freelance concert, ballet, and opera contracts.

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Todd Byrant Weeks
The Part Time Jazz Faculty at the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music are actively negotiating a “Covid-19 Recovery Plan” with management there, in the face of a steep decline in student enrollment and a university shortfall reputed to

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Tribute to Joseph Rabbai
JOE RABBAI died on Aug. 11, 2020 at the age of 81 after being a member of Local 802 since 1961. Below is a tribute submitted by his daughter Debora. Joseph Rabbai was born on August 23, 1938 in Bridgeton,

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Aug. 4, 2020 to Aug. 18, 2020
Tuesday, August 4, 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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New York City Opera united!
Legal corner
Harvey Mars
Even a global pandemic cannot stop musicians from engaging in protected activity. A case in point is the August 15, 2020 leafleting of a performance at Freeman Stage in Selbyville, Delaware by the musicians of the New York City Opera

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Donald Chan
A musician of diverse and accomplished talents, Donald Chan has worked as conductor, music director, and composer with the most esteemed names in American Music. A member of Local 802 since the early 1960s, he earned his M. S. degree

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Winning on Stage
Dr. Don Greene
Neurochemicals and musicians By Dr. Don Greene As you are well aware, the pandemic and chaos hit all of us hard many months ago, especially musicians in New York. That was followed by shock and denial, anger, negotiating, depression, and

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THE BAND ROOM
September 2020
Bill Crow
Stories heard from Orin O'Brien, Herb Gardner and John Clay (via Gene Perla)

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