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CAREER BENEFITS WITH THE MUSICIANS UNION

Project Jumpstart

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 from 4:15 PM to 5:30 PM (EDT)

CAREER BENEFITS WITH THE MUSICIANS UNION

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CAREER BENEFITS WITH THE MUSICIANS UNION

Are you planning a performance career? 

If so, you’ll want to know about the American Federation of Musicians, the largest organization in the world representing the interests of professional musicians.

WHAT: A panel discussion with Martin Hodapp, Monika Herzig, Edmund Cord, and Kathleen McLean
WHEN: Wednesday, April 9 at 4:15pm
WHERE: Sweeney Hall 

Whether negotiating fair agreements, protecting ownership of recorded music, securing benefits such as health care and pension, or lobbying our legislators, the AFM is committed to raising industry standards and placing the professional musician in the foreground of the cultural landscape.

PARTICIPANTS

- Mike Lucas is the President of the Indianapolis-based Local 3.
- Martin Hodapp is the Secretary of the Indianapolis-based Local 3.
- Monika Herzig is a highly entrepreneurial jazz musician and teaches arts administration at IU.
- Edmund Cord is a professor of trumpet at the Jacobs School, with many years of experience as a professional performer. 
- Kathleen McLean is Canadian, a professor of bassoon at the Jacobs School, with many years of experience as an orchestral performer.

AFM MISSION STATEMENT

We are the American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada, professional musicians united through our Locals so that:

  • We can live and work in dignity;
  • Our work will be fulfilling and compensated fairly;
  • We will have a meaningful voice in decisions that affect us;
  • We will have the opportunity to develop our talents and skills;
  • Our collective voice and power will be realized in a democratic and progressive union;
  • We can oppose the forces of exploitation through our union solidarity.

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Project Jumpstart is the career development and entrepreneurship initiative at the Jacobs School of Music. Partnered with the Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at the IU Kelley School of Business, Project Jumpstart offers high-impact programming that includes career development and entrepreneurship workshops, networking events, and individual advising. Through student competitions, residencies by prominent arts entrepreneurs, and numerous online resources, Project Jumpstart assists students in every stage of career design. Whether exploring a variety of career options, searching for work experience, or preparing for life as an emerging professional, Project Jumpstart supports students in creating and pursuing their personal goals.  

 

music.indiana.edu/jumpstart

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