AGMA Ratifies 3-Year Agreement with Grant Park Music Festival

Published June 12, 2023   |  By Musical Artists  |  Post in All Areas

The new collective bargaining agreement between AGMA and Grant Park Music Festival was approved by AGMA leadership after being overwhelmingly ratified by the shop.

Thank you to the negotiating committee, and congratulations on this 3-year agreement!


  • Increases in compensation of 3% in each year of the agreement​
  • Ratification Bonus for Regular Choristers​
  • Changes in retaining/replacing Choristers after missing a mandatory rehearsal for emergencies​
  • Additional Music Stands for Rehearsals​
  • Addition of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) language to the agreement​
  • Additional representation on the DEIB committee​
  • Additional notice posting locations for Auditions ​
  • More flexible reaudition requirements​