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History of founding of ICSOM now available as ebook

More Than Meets the Ear, How Symphony Musicians Made Labor History, is now available on as an ebook. Written by Julie Ayres, a professional orchestra musician with experience in committee activity and labor negotiations, More Than Meets the Ear tells the story of a grassroots movement that transformed labor relations and the professional lives of U.S. and Canadian symphony musicians. The book documents the formation of the International Conference of Symphony and Orchestra Musicians in 1962 and provides an overview of the profound effect the musicians’ labor movement has had on the profession. The book may also be ordered through

Posted April 7, 2017

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