Author: Musicians Union Local 6

The Business of Teaching 4-8-19

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Do you teach music lessons privately or at a school? Then this is the workshop for you!  THE BUSINESS OF TEACHING Monday, April 8, 2019 11:00am – 1:00pm – FREE Call (415) 575-0777 or email alex@afm6.org to reserve your seat. Learn: Business planning Curriculum Development People Management Measuring Success 1099 vs W2 reporting Carrie Campbell studied […]

Upcoming Performance Workshop–Play Like a Pro: How to Turn Stage Fright Into Magnetism with special guest teacher Holly Shaw 9/24/18

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Play Like a Pro: How to Turn Stage Fright Into Magnetism with special guest teacher Holly Shaw  Find yourself sabotaging live performances with nervousness or freezing up up when you step into a recording booth?  Are you frustrated because you can totally kill it in when you rehearse alone, but for some reason choke right […]

El Sistema Founder Dies by Josephine Gray

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El Sistema Founder Dies by Josephine Gray Changing the trajectory of children’s lives: Music education and its benefits. I want to pay tribute to a personal hero, a dreamer, a visionary, an economist and most importantly a music teacher and conductor. José Abreu, the award-winning founder of a project that saved thousands of Venezuelan children […]

Star Spangled Controversies

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Star Spangled Controversies By Beth Zare, Local 6 Secretary-Treasurer September and October are the months that most of our Bay Area regional orchestras start their seasons. Many of those orchestras play the Star Spangled Banner (SSB) at the beginning of their first concerts. While both the Oakland Symphony and Sacramento Philharmonic chose to omit the […]