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ICSOM Chair Bruce Ridge addresses the 3rd International Orchestra Conference in Oslo Read more...

ICSOM Chair Bruce Ridge writes in the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel calling for support for the Milwaukee Symphony Read more...

The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites, Los Angeles, to host 2014 ICSOM Conference, August 25-28
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ICSOM Chair Bruce Ridge writes All the News That Fits the Print: The Failure of Arts Journalism at a Time of Cultural Need Read more...

Grand Rapids Symphony becomes newest member of ICSOM
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ICSOM Chair Bruce Ridge writes on the Minnesota Orchestra situation in the Star-Tribune
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ICSOM Chairman Bruce Ridge Addresses 2013 AFM Convention
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2013 ICSOM Conference:
View details about our 2013 conference, held in Kansas City, August 21-24, 2013.
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ICSOM Chairman Bruce Ridge Addresses Utah Symphony/Opera Musicians
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A Call to Action for assistance to the musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra
by Bruce Ridge, ICSOM Chairman
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The Autumn of Our Discontent: Orchestral Musicians and the Crisis in Arts Management
by Bruce Ridge, ICSOM Chairman
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Proclamation:
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel proclaimed August 22, 2012 (the opening day of ICSOM’s 50th anniversary conference) to be "ICSOM Day" in Chicago.
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Chicago Tribune on ICSOM's 50th anniversary:
The August 22, 2012 article by John von Rhein, classical music critic for the Chicago Tribune.
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Of continuing interest

ICSOM: The First Fifty Years (Documentary)
YouTube - The First 50 Years

Keynote Address to the University of Michigan’s American Orchestra Summit II, March 22, 2012:
Danger, Will Robinson! How Hyperbolic, Negative Rhetoric is Hurting America's Orchestras
Bruce Ridge, ICSOM Chairman
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More than Meets the Ear, by Julie Ayer:
More than meets the earWe have copies available for purchase of Julie Ayer's wonderful book about the history of ICSOM. for payment instructions and shipping arrangements. The cost including shipping is $21.00.

Pension Fund information:
Register on the AFM-EPF website "Participant Portal" to access your Pension Fund information. For assistance call the Fund Office at 1-800-833-8065, x1295.
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