Current
news

As the San Antonio Symphony announced their plan to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, the musicians plan to keep the music going via their own concerts. Read more here.

The New York Philharmonic is restoring the salaries of its musicians to pre-pandemic levels as it prepares to return to Lincoln Center's Geffen Hall for the 2022-23 season. Read more here.

In hopes of providing comfort to all affected by the recent mass-shooting tragedy in their community, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and the BPO Diversity Council will present A Concert for Healing on July 24th. Read more here.

Deborah Borda will retire as President/CEO of the New York Philharmonic at the end of the 2022-23 season and will be succeeded by Gary Ginstling, head of Washington’s National Symphony Orchestra. Read more here.

The Grant Park Orchestra kicks off its first full 10-week season since 2019, the entirety of which will offer free admission and the majority of which will take place at Pritzker Pavilion at Chicago’s Millennium Park. Read more here.

In an impassioned speech, Philadelphia Orchestra music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin addresses gun violence. Read more here.

The Cleveland Orchestra

Photo credit: Roger Mastroianni

Of continuing
interest

Registration forms for the 2022 ICSOM Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan can be found here!

ICSOM is pleased to launch a new monthly video series "Musician Profiles: Celebrating Racial Diversity". These one-on-one interviews will focus upon our ICSOM Musicians of Color, their experiences, and how they view the need for racial diversity within our orchestras. Read more here.

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. Visit website.

The ICSOM Directory is now searchable online. Current and Emeritus members must sign in to access this service, which can be found under the REFERENCE tab, or click here.