Detroit Symphony Orchestra finances solid for sixth year in a row. Read more here


BSO Principal Flute Elizabeth Rowe has sued the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Her case could change how orchestras pay men and women. Read more here.

Along with artistic achievements, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra reports balanced budgets for 2017-18. Read more here.

Cleveland Orchestra reports robust attendance, gift-giving along with reduced deficit in fiscal 2018. Read more here.

Music Director Osmo Vanska to leave Minnesota Orchestra. Read more here.

Esa-Pekka Salonen to succeed Michael Tilson Thomas as music director of the San Francisco Symphony. Read more here.

Minnesota Orchestra music director Osmo Vanska to step down in 2022. Read more here.

ICSOM's Leadership Weighs in with BSO Fundraising: A Challenge But Feasible in the Baltimore Sun. Read more here.

The Sphinx Organization announces plans to create a pipeline of diverse leaders in classical music. Read more here.

North Carolina Symphony Music Director Grant Llewellyn announces 2019-20 as his last season, plus a new role. Read more here.

Columbus Symphony Cares, a new initiative aimed to strengthen ties throughout their community. Read more here.

The Musicians of the San Francisco Symphony agree to a four-year labor contract. Read more here.

A group of concerned Baltimore Symphony Orchestra patrons and supporters have formed Save Our BSO. Read more here.

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ICSOM Chairperson Meredith Snow (Los Angeles) re-elected to a two-year term of office at the 2018 Conference in Cincinnati OH. For the official press release, plus other election results, click here, or to read more on this website, click here.

Bruce Ridge authors book on ICSOM. Read more here.

COMPOSED: Special Event Screening Guide about performance anxiety and orchestra musicians ... download PDF.

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.