Newsletter Archives: March 2017
03/01/17 Official Business
Membership Meeting Scheduled
- Date: Monday, April 17, 2017
- Time: 12:00 NOON
- Location: Local 655 office, 1915 NE 45 St #105, Fort Lauderdale
Just south of Commercial Blvd. and just west of US1 in the Pro-Am Building
Come see the new office, meet with Local 655 officers, and help us to brainstorm priorities for the Local...have a say in the future of the Local!
03/01/17 Last Month at the Local
This past month, President Bertolet and Secretary-Treasurer Apana visited with fellows at the New World Symphony in Miami Beach. They were joined by AFM SSD Director Rochelle Skolnick, AFM Symphonic Media Director Debbie Newmark, ROPA President John Michael Smith, and ICSOM Chairperson Meredith Snow.
03/01/17 Member Profiles
- Name: Lowell Thomas
- Instruments: Oboe, Oboe d'Amore, English horn, Steel Drums
- Member Since: 2012
03/01/17 Membership Benefits
SECURING SAFE WORKING CONDITIONS
A prop rolls off stage into the pit and puts a hole in your priceless violin. Or your chair slides off a riser because there is no guard rail and you break a leg. Or you've worked seven triple-service days in a row and now you have tendonitis.
03/01/17 That Union Thing
Performers at Telemundo are voting on whether to be represented by SAG-AFTRA.
03/01/17 Local and Industry News
A study by the University of Montreal has found that musicians have significantly faster reaction times than non-musicians.