Archives: September 2007

09/05/07 Music Teacher Needed

City of Pembroke Pines Parks & Recreation Department

Music Teacher - Salary: $ 25.02 per hour (6 hours per week – flexible hours)


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09/01/07 Profile: Candido Camero

Candido Camero, a member of South Florida Musicians Association since 1960, has been named a National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master and will receive the award in New York City in October.

The Cuban-American percussionist pioneered the use of more than one conga drum, using up to three congas and bongos to play melodies in addition to providing rhythmic and harmonic accompaniment. Candido has performed on the Jackie Gleason Show, The Ed Sullivan Show, and on many specials, and has played with Dizzy Gillespie, Count Basie, Celia Cruz, Tony Bennett, Tito Puente, Lionel Hampton, Duke Ellington, and many other greats. He was also a member of the Billy Taylor Quartet. 

09/01/07 Official Business

Membership Meeting Reminder

Just a reminder that the next membership meeting will be held on Friday, September 7, 2007 at 11 AM at the Local offices. On the agenda are the proposed Bylaw amendments held over from the May 10, 2007 meeting due to lack of a quorum (please go to for more information), and the Bylaw amendment from last month's notice ( ).


Please note that nominations are now open for elections for the 2008-9 term of office. For more information, please go to . The deadline for nominations is September 20.


09/01/07 Member Benefits from Union Plus

Need a rental car? Enjoy up to 25% discount savings on rental cars for union members - from Union Plus

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09/01/07 South Florida Musicians Sponsors Open Auditions

Audition for all of the major local area contractors at one time, sponsored by South Florida Musicians Association, the organization of professional musicians.

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09/01/07 That Union Thing

The cost of living in south Florida continues to go up...faster than anywhere else in the country.

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09/01/07 Industry News

According to Americans for the Arts, nonprofit organizations in Miami -Dade county brought $922 million to the economy in 2004, and supported almost 23,000 jobs. The organizations also delivered over $100 million in local and state tax revenue.

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