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Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra Signs New Contract


Members of the Chattanooga Symphony and Opera have reached an agreement on a two-year contract. Covering the current and 2015-2016 seasons, the contract will provide a total salary increase of 2% while maintaining the number of musicians and season length.
Subscriptions sales for the 2014-2015 season are the highest they have been in six years and the orchestra’s deficit has dropped significantly.

“The musicians of the Chattanooga Symphony and Opera are pleased with the outcome of the most recent negotiations,” says Taylor Brown, principal bass and member of Local 80 (Chattanooga, TN). “We know the board and management are working hard to overcome the past seasons’ deficits by raising new funds and moving forward in a positive direction. We are dedicated to engaging the community through high quality, professional performances in Chattanooga and the surrounding areas. It is obvious that the management and board have recognized our dedication by continuing to invest in the musicians. We look forward to this season and hope that it is a season of growth for the organization, the audience, and most of all, the artistry.”

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