Carl St. Clair

The Pacific Symphony says in a press release that its musicians—members of the Orange County Musicians Association, Local 7, of the American Federation of Musicians (AF of M)- and Symphony management have ratified « a landmark contract. The agreement includes new service guarantees for musicians, which will provide for meaningful growth in performance opportunities across the span of the contract, and a more predictable income and schedule for the musicians. »

Indeed, the agreement includes wage increases totaling 10.4 percent over five years. « The agreement, effective through Aug. 31, 2021, solidifies the Symphony’s commitment to education and community engagement work throughout Orange County and the region. »

“The Board of Directors, Music Director Carl St.Clair and the staff are very pleased to have achieved a five-year contract with our musicians and the union, which invests in artistic quality, while being mindful of the need to maintain fiscal responsibility,” commented Symphony Board of Directors Chair Joann Leatherby.




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