Ralph B. Kimball, 1929-2018

Ralph Beaton Kimball, 89, professional musician and educator, passed away August 30, 2018, at St. Rose Siena Hospital.  Born on June 5, 1929 in Dallas, Texas, he held degrees in trumpet and music education from Southern Methodist University in Dallas and Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas.       He played trumpet professionally from his …

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General Meeting

The next General meeting is on September 11th, 2018 at 7:00pm. Nominations for Officers, Trustees, and Alternate Delegate for the next term will be taking place during this meeting. Music by Doug Miers. Free food and soft drinks for Local 586 Members.

Musician Mixer: Part Deux

October 30, 2018 8:00pm – 11:00pm The first one of these was wildly successful. We got a bunch of Phoenix musicians in a room who normally wouldn’t interact with each other. Got lots of positive feedback, including lots of “When is the next one gonna be?”. So… Here’s the next one. AFM Local 586 and …

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AFM’s International Unfair List

DO NOT WORK FOR….. Steve Trudell Entertainment, LLC You could be subject to AFM sanctions if you work for these people or their organizations until they receive clearance from the AFM. AND if you’ve been hired to perform with Evanescence call the Local 586 office at 602-254-8838 immediately. Question?  Call the office at 602-254-8838.

West Valley Symphony Announces Auditions for the 2018-19 Season

Cal Stewart Kellogg, Music Director October 6th, 2018 between 1PM and 7PM      (schedule to be determined) Principal Tuba & Third Horn and Fourth Horn   September 29, 2018 between 1PM and 7PM       (schedule to be determined) Concertmaster, Section Violin and Viola Positions Principal Viola Positions, Double Bass (2 Positions, Chairs 5&6)   Independent Contractor Positions …

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Arizona Opera Orchestra Audition Notice

Arizona Opera Orchestra will holding auditions for Violin Two, Eighth Chair. Application Deadline: August 29, 2018 Audition Date: September 1, 2018 Email: orchmanager@azopera.org for details and audition information  

Life On The Road

Yep, some members of Local 586 are rock stars. Vice-President, Jon Rauhouse, will be once again on tour with Neko Case. Their tour starts in May. They will be in Phoenix on June 5th at Comerica Theatre. Check them out! Robin Vining, an alumni of Young Sounds of Arizona, is back on tour with Jimmy  …

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Young Sounds of Arizona Auditions

2018-2019 Auditions for Young Sounds of Arizona will be taking place in May and June. These auditions are open to all instruments, all levels. Visit www.youngsounds.org/content/auditions to download music for your instrument. Follow the directions on the page to make an appointment for your audition. Email: youngsoundsofarizona@gmail.com or call 602-689-6662 for more info.

General Meeting

The next General meeting will take place on June 12th, 2018. We will be voting on following proposed changes to  our Minimum Wage & Scales: ClassA Theatrical scale shall be increased by 3% effective July 1st, 2019.