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Midwest Area Meeting Reminder: Special Meeting on Sunday

Published November 4, 2021   |  By Musical Artists  |  Post in Midwest Area

It's almost time to hold Area Committee elections!  Before the self-nomination process kicks off, each AGMA Area will hold a meeting. These are special meetings, called to explain new changes to the structure and election of the Area Committee pursuant to recent amendments to AGMA's Constitution. During these meetings, members will go over the specifics of their Area Committee, the new composition of the Area Committee, and the upcoming Area Committee election. REMINDER: The Midwest Area will meet on Sunday, November 7, at 7:00 p.m. CT. Today, Midwest Area members should have received a reminder email from Midwest Area Chair John Coleman with a link to register for this meeting. (Check spam or promotions tab if using Gm... Read More -->

Special Meeting of the Midwest Area and Upcoming Area Election

Published October 22, 2021   |  By Musical Artists  |  Post in Midwest Area

It's almost time to hold Area Committee elections!  Before the self-nomination process kicks off, each AGMA Area will hold a meeting. The meeting dates will be shared throughout the next few weeks. These are special meetings, called to explain new changes to the structure and election of the Area Committee pursuant to recent amendments to AGMA's Constitution. During these meetings, members will go over the specifics of their Area Committee, the new composition of the Area Committee, and the upcoming Area Committee election. The Midwest Area will meet on Sunday, November 7, at 7:00 p.m. CT. Midwest Area members should have received an email from Midwest Area Chair John Coleman with a link to register for this mee... Read More -->

Voice Screenings for Chicago Area Professional Singers

Published March 19, 2019   |  By Musical Artists  |  Post in Midwest Area

Are you both an AGMA Member, and professional singer living in the Chicago area? Take action to improve and maintain healthy voice habits! Contact MusiCares to determine eligibility* in order to receive a complimentary stroboscopic exam and physician examination to assess vocal health.  *Participants must complete a brief application to document at least  five years paid work in the music industry and qualify through MusiCares*   Saturday, April 13, 2019 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary 1855 W. Taylor Street 3rd Floor, Room 3.87 Chicago, IL 60612   Space is limited & appointments must be made in advance. For more information and to obtain an application, call 212.245.7840 or email music... Read More -->

AGMA & CSO Reach Agreement

Published December 22, 2016   |  By Musical Artists  |  Post in Midwest Area

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association and Chicago Symphony Chorus have reached a new labor agreement The members of the Chicago Symphony Chorus, represented by the American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA), and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA) are pleased to announce that they have ratified a new labor agreement with a term to September 10, 2019. You can find the official joint statement here.          ... Read More -->

Chicago Symphony Chorus Contract Talks Continue

Published October 28, 2016   |  By Musical Artists  |  Post in Midwest Area

The members of the Chicago Symphony Chorus, represented by the American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA), and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA) have been engaged in negotiations over a successor agreement to the labor contract that expired September 10, 2016. Negotiations to work out a new contract have been and continue to be respectful and are ongoing. You can view the official press release here.    ... Read More -->