Archives: September 2008
09/27/08 Local 655 Election Results
At the September 27, 2008 Special Membership Meeting to fill vacant offices, the following members were elected to office for the balance of the 2008-2009 term of office:
- Phil Tempkins
- Barbara Corcillo
09/01/08 SFM Launches YouTube Channel
South Florida Musicians Association has launched a YouTube channel to promote its members. The channel can be found at: http://www.youtube.com/southfloridamusician
Members, if you have video of your ensemble, please contact the Local to see how we can add it to our channel. And if you already have video hosted on YouTube, please send us the link.
Http://www.clarionins.com or 1-800-VIVALDI (848-2534)
09/01/08 We Are Stronger TogetherThe end of the summer is approaching, the new season will start up before we know it, and it seems an appropriate time to reflect on some of the thoughts from previous editions of the newsletter.
09/01/08 That Union Thing
Broward public school teachers dressed in black on August 20 to protest their lack of a contract and state education funding cuts. Negotiators have declared an impasse and teachers may stage another protest on September 3.
09/01/08 Local and Industry News
Live Nation has secured a long-term contract from the city of Miami and the Bayfront Park Management Trust to run the 6,000-seat Bayfront Park Amphitheater. Live Nation will refurbish the amphitheater with modern seating and state-of-the-art production capabilities. The renovated amphitheater will reopen in June 2009.