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Boise Philharmonic Joins AFM

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At the end of March, musicians of the Boise Philharmonic voted to unionize, joining the AFM as part of Local 689 (Eugene, OR).

“We’re excited to join the community of working musicians, and we think this is an exciting time in the life of our orchestra,” says Kate Jarvis, violinist and assistant concertmaster with the Boise Philharmonic. “We have a vested interest in the organization, and we think it’s important for the musicians to have a voice in the organization.” The philharmonic’s musicians met with management shortly after the vote, and they look forward to negotiating their first collective bargaining agreement.







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