Joshua Hong (he/him/his) brings his experience as an opera singer and many years of demonstrated union leadership to the AGMA staff as Mid-Atlantic Business Representative. He joined the AGMA Professional Staff in late 2021. In 2023, he was promoted to "Senior Negotiator."
In his 17-year career, he has performed with multiple AGMA signatories, such as Opera Pacific, Washington National Opera, and Wolf Trap Opera. As an AGMA delegate, a member of multiple negotiation committees, an elected leader in the Washington-Baltimore Area Committee, and most recently as the Area Chair, he has a history of member engagement and communication. He has experience negotiating multiple contracts, side letters, and waivers.
He joins AGMA’s professional staff with a passion and commitment to the work of making meaningful impacts in the lives of artists, and with a collaborative problem-solving mindset to foster more productive and effective relationships with both AGMA members and signatories.