Current News

  • The San Francisco Symphony musicians’ contract expired on Nov. 26, 2022, and they will hit day 300 on an important date: the opening of the orchestra’s 112th season. Read more here.

  • The Chicago Symphony Orchestra and its musicians have ratified a three-year labor contract. Read more here.

  • The musicians of the Philadelphia Orchestra have voted to reject their management’s best and final offer. Read more here.

  • This month the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and the St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum will host the first Holocaust Composer Stories program. Read more here.

  • The New York Philharmonic gets a $40 million gift that endows Gustavo Dudamel's position as Music Director. Read more here.

  • Click here to sign the petition from AFM Local 802 to support the musicians of the New York City Ballet Orchestra in their efforts to reach a fair contract.

  • Keith Carrick has been elected ICSOM chairperson! Click here to view all of the ICSOM Governing Board election results.

Of Continuing Interest

  • ICSOM's monthly video series Musician Profiles: Celebrating Racial Diversity features one-on-one interviews with our ICSOM Musicians of Color, their experiences, and how they view the need for racial diversity within our orchestras. Read more 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.

  • 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.

Featured Orchestra Musicians:

Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra

Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra

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60th Annual ICSOM Conference Opening Day Highlights