ICSOM's Leadership Weighs in with BSO Fundraising: A Challenge But Feasible in the Baltimore Sun. Read more here.

The Sphinx Organization announces plans to create a pipeline of diverse leaders in classical music. Read more here.

North Carolina Symphony Music Director Grant Llewellyn announces 2019-20 as his last season, plus a new role. Read more here.

Columbus Symphony Cares, a new initiative aimed to strengthen ties throughout their community. Read more here.

The Musicians of the San Francisco Symphony agree to a four-year labor contract. Read more here.

Philadelphia Orchestra’s Joseph Conyers believes that the arts can create better people. Read more here.

Los Angeles Philharmonic Music Director Gustavo Dudamel, interviewed by PBS News Hour, on art as an “access to beauty." Read more here.

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's concert of peace and unity on NOV 27th, honoring the Tree of Life Synagogue victims, to be broadcast on PBS DEC 11th. Read more here.

Milwaukee Symphony names Ken-David Masur as its new Music Director. Read more here.

San Antonio Symphony names Corey Cowart as its new Executive Director. Read more here.

Grand Rapids Symphony names Mary Tuuk as its new President/CEO. Read more here.

Operating as 412 Food Rescue, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Musicians have partnered with food rescue organizations to fight food waste. Read more here.

A group of concerned Baltimore Symphony Orchestra patrons and supporters have formed Save Our BSO. Read more here.

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ICSOM Chairperson Meredith Snow (Los Angeles) re-elected to a two-year term of office at the 2018 Conference in Cincinnati OH. For the official press release, plus other election results, click here, or to read more on this website, click here.

Bruce Ridge authors book on ICSOM. Read more here.

COMPOSED: Special Event Screening Guide about performance anxiety and orchestra musicians ... download PDF.

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.

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.