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The American Guild of Musical Artists has lost a bright light

Published January 4, 2016   |  By musicalartists  |  Post in All Areas

The American Guild of Musical Artists has lost a bright light. Alan Gordon, AGMA’s National Executive Director, died New Year's Day in New Hampshire—a fitting time and place of departure for one of the labor movement’s most independent, iconoclastic, and forward-looking leaders. As National Executive Director of AGMA, representing the most accomplished singers, dancers, and stage production staff at opera and dance companies throughout the United States, Mr. Gordon was a strong and dedicated visionary—fearless and unrelenting in protecting the rights of union members. When Mr. Gordon assumed the helm in 2000, the union was financially unstable and struggling to effectively represent its members. As a result of his work over th... Read More -->