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BSO Management Refuses to Budge


Press Statement 6-21-2019 Baltimore Symphony Musicians June 21, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BSO Management Refuses to Budge Draconian 20% Salary Cuts Still Demanded BSO management refused to budge at today’s bargaining session. They insisted on their lockout and not providing us with health care. Not only that, we learned that…

Press Release June 18, 2019


Press Statement 6-18-2019 Baltimore Symphony Musicians June 18, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE How Did the Baltimore Symphony Musicians find themselves in a Lock-out? On Day Two of the lockout of the Baltimore Symphony Musicians, we want to review how the contract negotiations brought us to this point. After the Musicians…

BSO Management Locks out Musicians


Press Statement 6-17-2019 Baltimore Symphony Musicians June 17, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BSO Management Locks out Musicians, cutting off their Salaries and Health Care As of 12:01 a.m., June 17, 2019, the management of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra locked out its musicians. Management stated that they are out of cash…

An Independence Day Extravaganza


Baltimore Symphony Musicians save the annual Independence Day concert and fireworks at Oregon Ridge Park! We have partnered with Baltimore County to present this long-time tradition. The concert will take place on Wednesday, July 3 from 8 to 10 p.m. Gates open at 5 p.m. Lutherville Music School performs from 6…

BSO Musicians Press Statement 5-31-2019


Press Statement 5-31-2019 Baltimore Symphony Musicians May 31, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BSO Musicians’ Statement on Summer Season Cancellation Baltimore Symphony Orchestra management abruptly cancelled the 2019 summer season yesterday without consulting the BSO musicians and will not pay the musicians past June 16, 2019. This decision defies the good…

Support Your BSO Musicians


Posted Jan. 28, 2019 Please keep in touch with us! Subscribe to our Newsletter! Follow us on Social Media!          In response to numerous requests from people who want to help us financially, we are now accepting non-tax deductible contributions to our musician’s assistance fund. We plan on having  a tax-deductible fund available…

Press Release – Jan. 16, 2019


Baltimore Symphony Musicians January 16, 2019 Baltimore Symphony Management Refuses to Extend Musicians’ Contract The four-month contract extension between the management of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Corporation and its musicians represented by American Federation of Musicians Local 40-543 expired last night at midnight. The BSO management expressed no desire to…

Basilica Brass Extravaganza is a Huge Success


We had a standing-room only crowd at our concert!   This concert, featuring musicians from the Baltimore Symphony, National Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, Philadelphia Orchestra, and  Semper Fi Brass was a fundraiser for My Sister's Place. If you haven't already done so, please donate here. Our concert  raised over $12,000 for My Sister's…

Baltimore Symphony Musicians Give Back


Tuesday, January 8, 2019 | The Baltimore Basilica | 7PM You're invited to a star-studded performance unlike anything ever seen in Baltimore, benefitting My Sister's Place and hosted by former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley. Extraordinary times for the Baltimore Symphony Musicians call for extraordinary concerts... Concerts that testify to the value…