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AGMA Supports Chicago Federation of Musicians and its Lyric Opera Orchestra

Published October 12, 2018   |  By Drew Rosenfeld  |  Post in All Areas

The American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA) fully supports the Chicago Federation of Musicians and the Orchestra at Lyric Opera in their efforts to obtain a fair contract. As of Tuesday, October 9, the Lyric Opera Orchestra has been on strike to fight back against cuts that will diminish Lyric Opera of Chicago as one of the world’s great opera companies. AGMA members are encouraged to visit https://www.chicagolyricoperaorchestra.com for more information and updates.... Read More -->

Affordable Housing Opportunity in NYC

Published October 10, 2018   |  By Drew Rosenfeld  |  Post in New York Area

Manhattan Affordable Housing Opportunity - Application Deadline: December 7, 2018 We are excited to spread the word about a newly-constructed, rent stabilized, affordable housing property in Manhattan’s Hell's Kitchen neighborhood at 540 W 53rd Street Apartments.  This Affordable Housing Lottery for 102 units includes elegant studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom residences, adjacent to a community garden, offering extraordinary rooftop, river and city views. New to affordable housing lotteries? Check out this guide for assistance. Historic Hell’s Kitchen provides a wide variety of cultural institutions, shopping, dining and recreation for your family. You could live in close proximity to Central Park, the Theater District, High Line... Read More -->

Lyric Opera and AGMA Reach Multi-Year Labor Deal

Published October 9, 2018   |  By Drew Rosenfeld  |  Post in All Areas

CHICAGO (10/8/2018) – Lyric Opera of Chicago and the American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA) announced today that they have reached a multi-year labor agreement extending through the 2020/21 season.  The Agreement is subject to the ratification of AGMA members and approval of the AGMA Board of Governors. Details are not being released to the public at this time. About AGMA: The American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA) is a labor organization that represents the people who create and engage in America’s operatic, choral and dance performances across the world. AGMA represents approximately 7,500 opera and classical singers, ballet and modern dancers, and production personnel at all principal opera houses, ballet com... Read More -->

Columbus Day

Published October 8, 2018   |  By musicalartists  |  Post in All Areas

In observance of Columbus Day, AGMA offices will be closed on Monday, October 8th and reopen on Tuesday, October 9th.... Read More -->