Please spread the word. For a limited time Local 72-147 will be waiving initiation fees as part of a MembershipRead more
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As the partial government shutdown that began on December 22 drags on, 800,000 federal workers are now feeling the pain of the political stalemate between the White House and Congress. Hundreds of our fellow union members are NOT receiving paychecks right here in Dallas/Fort Worth. Whether they are furloughed, or suffering mandatory work without pay, these are our brothers and sisters who are hurting the most through this shut down. This is how we can helpRead more
Good news! On January 12, Congress introduced bipartisan legislation that would ensure multi-employer pension plans remain solvent and continue providing retirees and working people the retirement benefits they have earned.
Tell your member of Congress to Protect our Pensions now!Read more
Helping our Fellow Musicians in Time of Crisis
If you know of one of our members who is struggling with a disability crisis, call the union office and let us know. If you wish to make a specific donation for a member in need, we will be pleased to honor that as well.
The Fund was begun by Bill Collins III in memory of his Dad, member Bill Collins, Jr., to aid sick, injured and disabled Union members in financial distress. Please consider making a donationRead more
Please Welcome our New and/or Reinstated Members
David Alley – Trumpet
Grace An – Cello
Mikhail Berestnev – Piano, Keyboards
Larry Cummings – Drum Set, Electric Guitar
John Echols – Electric Bass
K Foster – Theremin, Drum Set
Karen Foster – Vocalist, keyboards
Danielle Mendelson – Violin
Stacie Mickens – French Horn
Dina Nesterenko – Violin, Baroque Instruments
Mike Patterson – Vocalist, Electric/Acoustic Guitar
Clayton Williams – Oboe, Woodwinds
John Williams – Trombone
Xinyi Xu – Viola, Violin
You may access the most up-to-date Local 72-147 Membership Directory by logging into the Members’ Area of MUSICIANSDFW.ORG.Read more
Application Deadline is January 31.
All members or children of members, or children whose legal guardians are members of our local or any local union affiliated with the Texas AFL-CIO and the local Central Labor Council are eligible for a scholarship from the Texas AFL-CIO.
General Membership Meetings
Monday, December 17, 2018 at 7:00 pm
Monday, January 7 , 2018 at 7:00 pm
Meetings held at Union Headquarters in ArlingtonRead more
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.
Click here to login to www.MusiciansDFW.org and make a credit card payment. Annual membership dues are due in January.Read more