2019 National Election Ballots Have Been Mailed

Published April 23, 2019   |  By Musical Artists  |  Post in All Areas

Dear AGMA Members: Please look out for the official AGMA voting ballot in your mailbox.  Hard copies of the ballots were sent to your last reported address on April 22, 2019 and should be arriving shortly (please note there is no option for voting electronically).  If you do not receive a ballot by May 1, 2019, please contact Global Election Services at or call 1-800-864-1263 to request a replacement ballot. Members have until May 10, 2019 to request that a replacement ballot be sent to them. For any questions about the election, please login to MYAGMA at and click on MYAGMA – 2019 National Election (or email   ... Read More -->

AGMA Member Event for all Houston Grand Opera Artists

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Calling all Artists of Houston Grand Opera!  AGMA will be hosting a special event on Monday, May 6th, from 7-9pm at the HGO studios.  Please join Deborah Allton-Maher, AGMA's Associate Executive Director, Griff Braun, AGMA's Director of Organizing and Outreach, and artists of Houston Ballet, for a discussion of who AGMA is, what AGMA does, and why it's vital that all the artists of Houston Grand Opera get involved.  Food will be provided, and we are anticipating a fun and informative evening.  All details can be found by visiting this link.  Please remember to RSVP! Hope to see you on the 6th! ... Read More -->

New York City Ballet Arbitration Decision

Published April 19, 2019   |  By Musical Artists  |  Post in All Areas

After a careful review of the facts, one of the country’s top arbitrators has decided to reinstate Amar Ramasar and Zachary Catazaro to the New York City Ballet. Mr. Catazaro has decided not to return to City Ballet. The American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA) exists to ensure the rights of all our members are protected—that includes those who report harassment in the workplace as well as those who have been subject to unjust termination. This was a complicated situation. We pursued this case because it's important to us that your employer is prevented from taking extreme and potentially career-ending action based on non-criminal activity in your private life. We are committed to doing everything in our power to ensure you have ... Read More -->

Office Closure – Good Friday

Published April 18, 2019   |  By Musical Artists  |  Post in All Areas

In observance of Good Friday, AGMA's National Office will close on Thursday, April 18th at 5:00 PM ET, reopening on Monday, April 22nd. AGMA's National Office Staff extend our warmest greetings to all of our members celebrating their respective religious holidays this weekend. ... Read More -->

Election Bulletin

Published April 7, 2019   |  By Musical Artists  |  Post in All Areas

Ballots for the AGMA Officers and Board of Governors election will be mailed to members in good standing on April 22, 2019. A draft of the envelope that will be sent to you by mail and the voting instructions that will appear on the ballot are printed on the following pages. If you will not be at your home address between April 22 and May 10, 2019 (the balloting period), please go to the AGMA members-only portal (MyAGMA) and change your address to the address where you will be during that time period. Alternatively, you may call the Membership Department at 212-265-3687 to update your address. Changes of address must be done before April 15, 2019, which is the date that the database will be provided to the election vendor. Please rem... Read More -->