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Musicians of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
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Auditorium Theatre May 7
Last night we welcomed the back to our theatre for the first time in over 100 years! An incredible evening of music and community, the performance commenced with audience members singing along to "The Star-Spangled Banner". 🎶
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ICSOM May 6
Perhaps the most heartfelt donation for the Chicago Symphony musicians occurred today, from the musicians of the Puerto Rico Symphony, who send their love and best wishes along with their financial contribution.
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MusiciansChiSym May 6
Tickets for tonight's final free concert of the "From the Heart of the Orchestra" series is SOLD OUT -- but folks are still welcome to stand-by in line starting at 5PM --The line will form in front of 's glass doors & lead west along Ida B Wells Dr.
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Teamsters Local 727 May 6
Hearing had ratified a new contract was music to our ears! Congratulations to our union Brothers & Sisters and to on your tremendous strike win! Read more: via
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ICSOM May 5
Even though their strike is over, the Chicago Symphony Musicians continue to receive donations from ICSOM orchestras. Thanks, Musicians of the San Antonio, New Jersey, and Phoenix Symphony Orchestras for your generosity and support
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Eric Rivera Apr 30
The at Steinmetz tonight. Wow! Just wow! Grateful to have this world famous Orchestra in the neighborhood doing a free concert for the community. Thank you!
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MusiciansChiSym Apr 30
If you missed our full orchestra concert at the Apostolic Church, we will be doing a repeat run of the program at Steinmetz College Prep TONIGHT! This free full orchestra concert will feature Robert Chen as soloist. For free tickets, visit:
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MusiciansChiSym Apr 28
We couldn't be more excited about our return to Orchestra Hall this week with Maestro Muti!
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Michael Cooper Apr 27
The have voted to ratify their new labor agreement, paving the way for the end of the longest strike in the orchestra’s history. Awaiting further details on the fate of their defined-benefit pensions, the subject of the dispute.
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Howard Reich Apr 27
Five-year contract unanimously ratified by
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MusiciansChiSym Apr 27
The Musicians of the CSO have voted unanimously to approve a contract that protects the present and future of the Orchestra. The new contract preserves health and pension benefits, increases salary (regaining ground...
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MusiciansChiSym Apr 26
We know the news is out but here’s our official word on the latest news: “We appreciate Mayor Emanuel’s efforts to bring the CSO Musicians and Association together to resolve...
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MusiciansChiSym Apr 26
It is not surprising that other musicians have lent us their support. The music world is small and everyone knows or knows of everyone. Violinist Sue Synnestvedt talks about her start and a serendipitous reunion...
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MusiciansChiSym Apr 23
Join us THIS Friday April 26 at 12PM for a special chamber concert at with Michael Mulcahy (trombone) and Yoko Yamada (piano) -- For free tickets, visit: ------------------
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MusiciansChiSym Apr 25
"For more than 125 years, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra has been a crown jewel within Chicago’s rich cultural landscape,” Emanuel said in a statement. “None of us want to see that jewel tarnished."
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MusiciansChiSym Apr 24
To the musicians of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, in case you didn’t see the email, we are having a meeting Thursday night at 7:30 at the Union. The agenda will include Mayor Emanuel's mediation effort in the ongoing CSO strike which was announced earlier this evening.
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Michael Cooper Apr 24
As the strike drags on, reports that it has raised $200,000 to support the
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MusiciansChiSym Apr 24
"If you take our pension plan as it is and give it a two percent increase – which is like cost-of-living – every year for 10 years, it will cost $11 million less than [the CSO Management] plan to convert us to a direct contribution plan."
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ICSOM Apr 24
ICSOM’s CALL TO ACTION swiftly meets the $200,000 mark to support musicians of the Chicago Symphony. Here is our Press Release about this news.
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MusiciansChiSym Apr 23
Join us THIS Friday April 26 at 12PM for a special chamber concert at with Michael Mulcahy (trombone) and Yoko Yamada (piano) -- For free tickets, visit: ------------------
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