Current
news

Metropolitan Opera Orchestra musicians speak out on the MET’s 2020-21 season cancellation. Read more here.

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra enters a new era. Read more here.

Charlotte Symphony announces fall series with streaming, in-person concerts. Read more here.

San Francisco Opera faces COVID-19 with controversial orchestra contract revision. Read more here.

St Louis Symphony Orchestra hosts surprise pop-up concerts. Read more here.

North Carolina Symphony reimagines season and expands virtual music education offerings. Read more here.

Musicians of the Virginia Symphony, furloughed and without pay, have launched a GoFundMe campaign to support their musicians who are struggling to pay medical costs and facing dire emergencies. Read more here.

ICSOM has launched a Phone2Action campaign in support of the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra musicians. Read more here.

Click here for Orchestral Safety Plans: A First Look by ICSOM Counsel Kevin Case.

Click here to read Wind Musicians’ Risk Assessment in the Time of COVID-19 by Adam T Schwalje MD, DMA; and Henry T Hoffman MD (10 June 2020).

Cleveland Orchestra

2010 Family Concert: Halloween Spooktacular
Photo credit: Roger Mastroianni

Of continuing
interest

COVID-19 ICSOM Orchestra CBA Status Survey results are available with login here.

Click here for details about the use of ICSOM’s Emergency Relief Fund (ERF) in response to COVID-19.

Bruce Ridge authors book on ICSOM. Read more here.

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.

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.