Current
news

Kennedy Center and the National Symphony Orchestra musicians reach agreement to avert furloughs. Read more here.

Milwaukee Symphony cancels rest of season, posts spectacular musician video, and urges donations. Read more here.

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra launches virtual music lab. Read more here.

New York Philharmonic musicians record virtual performance dedicated to healthcare workers. Read more here.

Chicago Lyric Opera postpones remainder of 2019-20 season; productions rescheduled. Read more here.

The Cleveland Orchestra launches new radio series, online content for homebound fans. Read more here.

The Florida Orchestra extends canceled performances through May 10. Read more here.

Kennedy Center musicians speak out as orchestra furloughed. Read more here.

WFMT and Chicago Symphony Orchestra partner for new broadcast and streaming series amidst COVID-19 crisis. Read more here.

San Francisco Opera launches Opera is ON online project. Read more here.

St Paul Chamber Orchestra will stream video events in April. Read more here.

San Antonio Symphony releases virtual performance on YouTube. Read more here.

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra musicians perform the final moments of Mahler’s Third Symphony virtually while secluded at home. Read more here.

Click here for ICSOM Counsel Kevin Case's article Challenge and Opportunity in the Time of Coronavirus.

New York Philharmonic

Photo credit: Chris Lee

Of continuing
interest

Click here to view a list of resources for ICSOM musicians during the COVID-19 crisis.

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

The 58th annual ICSOM conference will be hosted by the musicians of the Pittsburgh Symphony and Pittsburgh Local 60-471 on August 19-22, 2020. Click here for more details.

ICSOM has launched a letter writing campaign to support the musicians of the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra as they face severe budget cuts. Click here to access the Phone2Action link.

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.