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The Winter 2021 Issue of AGMAzine is Here

Published March 2, 2021   |  By Musical Artists  |  Post in All Areas

AGMA is happy to announce that the Winter 2021 issue of AGMAzine is here! Follow this link to view/download the PDF or flip through the pages on Issuu. In this jam-packed issue, we are honored to share with you stories of creativity and perseverance as AGMA enters "The New Frontier." Through interviews and essays, a number of AGMA Artists provide personal stories about how their lives have changed over the course of a difficult year. We hope you enjoy this special issue of AGMAzine, the official publication of the American Guild of Musical Artists. Note: Due to the pandemic, this issue is only available in digital format. ... Read More -->

Week Four: Met AGMA Negotiating Committee Update

Published March 1, 2021   |  By Musical Artists  |  Post in All Areas

We hope you are all staying safe and healthy as we near the one-year mark of the pandemic’s shutdown of our industry. We know we are all doing our best and trying to stay positive. Hard to believe, but today we enter our fourth week of bargaining with the Met. Last week, we began a detailed costing evaluation to understand the true effects of the Met’s drastic proposed cuts; we heard an appeal from Dancers to take steps to address their department’s work culture; we made significant progress on several proposals, including restructuring the contract payment schedule for soloists, and increasing access to principal artist auditions for choristers and extra choristers; and we followed up on various outstanding Committee questions an... Read More -->