Yesterday’s post on the recommendation by the American Federation of Musicians’ (AFM) International Executive Board (IEB) to give officers an unaudited $10,000 discretionary spending account has generated a considerable amount of feedback throughout social network sites and private email messages. One item that repeatedly pops up is whether or not orchestra musicians would be better served by staying within or leaving the AFM. Consequently, let’s find out what readers think…Sorry, this poll is closed, you can see the final outcome here.
Need to know more in order to form some opinions?
- Current members of the AFM International Executive Board
- International Guild of Symphony, Opera and Ballet Musicians website.
- International Conference of Symphony and Opera Musicians (ICSOM) response to IEB recommendation.
In the meantime, I encourage everyone to submit a comment with your thoughts and observations on this topic. At the very least, it’s a fascinating topic.