2019 Annual Dues

Local 72-147’s annual membership dues are $135 for 2019, if paid in January. Semi-annual membership dues are $70 if paid in January and July. Payments can be made by mail with a check or money order, or you may come by the Union office. If you wish to make a credit card payment online, go to www.musiciansdfw.org.

Annual membership dues become delinquent if they remain unpaid after January. Semi-annual membership dues become delinquent if they remain unpaid after January or July. A $5 tardy fee is assessed for each delinquent month in which membership dues remain unpaid.

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Aaron Pino, Secretary-Treasurer

Changes at the Office

We are very excited here in the office about the recent changes we have made. We have a new server computer and 4 new workstations, all of which were refurbished machines that we purchased at a good discount. I no longer have the slowest machine in the office! The biggest news, however, is the new website that President Williams has worked very hard on.

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A New Beginning for Richardson Symphony

In the Summer of 2010 — 8 years ago — the Richardson Symphony Orchestra was placed on the AFM’s Unfair List after refusing to sit down with Local 72-147 and the Musicians of the orchestra to bargain a successor agreement. This happened after nearly twenty years of a productive relationship.

Now after eight years of the RSO having been placed on the AFM’s International Unfair List, it has been removed.

Local 72-147 reached agreement with the RSO after engaging in discussions with the organization’s Executive Director Laurie Garvie and Music Director Clay Couturiaux throughout the summer months to discuss terms for the company’s removal from the list.

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