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Dallas Symphony Orchestra Ratifies Contract


Members of Dallas Symphony Orchestra approved a new two-year contract, with a start date retroactive to September 1, 2013. Musicians will receive a 1% base salary increase in 2013, as well as a one-time $750 bonus, and will see a 2% increase in 2014. If the orchestra is able to meet its fundraising goals, the musicians will receive an additional 2% in 2015.

The contract allows management greater flexibility in scheduling additional engagements for the full orchestra outside of the normal concert hall. It also calls for “wellness initiatives” meant to control healthcare costs.