Archives: January 2013

01/09/13 Orlando Philharmonic Seeks Personnel Manager

The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, Central Florida's resident professional orchestra, is seeking candidates for Orchestra Personnel Manager, effective immediately.

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01/01/13 Official Business

Annual Dues Now Payable:

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01/01/13 South Florida Musicians Association Turns 100

South Florida Musicians Association, Local 655 of the American Federation of Musicians, was charted on September 24, 1913, and turns 100 years old this year. We will be celebrating the centennial by looking back at the history of the Local and of the south Florida music scene, and by holding various events during the course of the year, including several seminars and workshops. Please check our website or our Facebook or Twitter pages often to keep up with what we have planned!

01/01/13 SFMA History: Beginnings Through 1920's

PRE-SFMA History

The American Federation of Musicians was formed in 1896, the same year that Miami was incorporated. The first Locals of the AFM were located in, among other places, St. Louis, Cleveland, Milwaukee, and Sacramento. In 1910, the year that the Miami Herald began publishing, 1681 people lived in Miami. Fort Lauderdale was incorporated in 1911, and a year later, Henry Flagler's East Coast Railroad opened to Key West.

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01/01/13 Membership Benefits

100 Benefits of Membership

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01/01/13 That Union Thing

Stagehands have finally ended their 12 year battle with the Kravis Center.

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01/01/13 Local and Industry News

Broadway had a record-breaking season. Revenue increased to $1.14 billion, largely due to increased ticket prices. Tourists accounted for over 63% of tickets sold, and the overwhelming majority of shows seen were musicals.

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01/01/13 Membership Roster Changes

New, Reinstated, Resigned, and Suspended members for December 2012:

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