San Gabriel Valley Tribune: Will Pacific Symphony musicians be putting away their instruments for a while?

Link to the article on the San Gabriel Valley Tribune website By Robert D. Thomas, The San Gabriel Valley Tribune November 10, 2016 Musicians of the Pacific Symphony moved a step closer to a strike late last month when they unanimously rejected management’s latest offer. Musicians and orchestra management have been at the negotiating table […]

LA Times: As the music industry changes, the Pacific Symphony tries to keep up

Link to the article on the LA Times website By Michael Hiltzik November 4, 2016 Subscribers to the Pacific Symphony’s 12-concert classical series are marking their calendars for the next performance later this month, featuring the distinguished Spanish pianist Joaquin Achucarro in the Grieg Piano Concerto. They should mark it with an asterisk, because the orchestra is talking […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Pacific Symphony Musicians Reject Contract Offer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PACIFIC SYMPHONY MUSICIANS REJECT CONTRACT OFFER STRIKE APPEARS IMMINENT Santa Ana, California October 27, 2016 The Musicians of the Pacific Symphony have unanimously rejected the employer’s recent contract offer and reaffirmed the strike authorization they had previously granted to their union leadership. Bob Sanders, President of Orange County Musicians’ Association, Local 7 […]