Press Releases

Local 802 President Adam Krauthamer’s statement in response to the announcement by the Broadway League of continued suspension of all ticket sales for Broadway performances in NYC through May 30, 2021
For immediate release Date: Oct. 12, 2020 Press contact: Mikael Elsila, (646) 765-9663, melsila@local802afm.org Local 802 President Adam Krauthamer’s statement in response to the announcement by the Broadway League of continued suspension of all ticket sales for Broadway performances in

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MUSICIANS SAY: DON’T LEAVE US OUT
Sept. 4, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press contact: Mikael Elsila, melsila@local802afm.org, (646) 765-9663 (voice or text) A joint statement from the American Federation of Musicians (AFM) union locals in New York State As New York State continues to take steps

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Local 802 endorses Joe Biden & Kamala Harris
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 19, 2020 Contact: Mikael Elsila | melsila@local802afm.org | +1 (646) 765-9663 Local 802 AFM announces its official endorsement of the Democratic ticket in the 2020 election: Joe Biden for president and Kamala Harris for vice president

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, April 5, 2020 After a lengthy arbitration proceeding, one of the country’s top arbitrators has decided to reinstate Liang Wang and Matthew Muckey to the New York Philharmonic. Mr. Wang and Mr. Muckey were terminated by

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