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Author: Musicians Union Local 6

Tresona Warning

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Recently, Locals across the federation have heard from members and employers of Tresona’s controversial practices, pursuing absorbent licensing fees for use of arrangements for classical and pops concerts, which in many cases have caused concerts to be cancelled and/or disrupted to the detriment of our membership. The attached letter was sent on behalf of our members in […]

AB-5 Update

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The California State Assembly recently passed AB-5, which is an act to amend the Labor Code, relating to employment and independent contractors. This bill is now awaiting the signature of Governor Newsom. AB-5 has expanded since its inception.  It is a very dense piece of legislation and there will be many court challenges. Of concern […]

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 […]