Current News

  • Symphoria, a beacon of classical music in Central New York, has announced a pivotal change: it will henceforth be known as The Syracuse Orchestra. Read more here.

  • The San Francisco Ballet has received a $60 million donation, the largest in its history. Read more here.

  • The Detroit Symphony Orchestra and its musicians have agreed to a new three-year contract that increases wages 10.9% over the previous contract by year three. Read more here.

  • “I’m super grateful that scholarships like ICSOMs exist … it really opens up a path for musicians who may feel that they’re cornered by their finances … I can’t express how much this means to me and how much it will mean to future recipients of the scholarship as well.” Cameron Hall, 2023 ICSOM BU Tanglewood Institute Scholarship recipient. Click here to view his interview.

  • The 2024 ICSOM conference will be held at The Benson Hotel in Portland, OR, August 21-24. Check back here for more details in the spring of 2024.

Of Continuing Interest

  • ICSOM's monthly video series Musician Profiles: Celebrating Racial Diversity features one-on-one interviews with 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.

Featured Orchestra Musicians:

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Photo Credit: Roger Mastroianni

Featured Video:

ICSOM Musician Profiles Teaser: Cameron Hall