Composers Union Group Seeks Volunteers For Organizing Efforts

By • November 24, 2009

On the heels of a highly successful first organizing meeting attended by over 400 composers in Los Angeles on November 16, The Association of Media Composers and Lyricists is seeking volunteers to help with early administrative and other organizing efforts in their work to create the industry’s first composers union.

Tasks include administrative tasks, helping with the group’s online website, and spreading the word to the composer industry about the new union and what the group is trying to accomplish.

Those interested in volunteering are asked to email contact information and the type(s) of work they’re interested in volunteering for to:


By Brian on November 24th, 2009 at 10:04 pm

Big mistake. If composers are going to run the business part of this organization, it’s doomed to failure. They need to hire (yes, and pay salaries) to people who are actually qualified to run a union or a business.

What exactly is the group trying to accomplish and why a union to do it?

By Mike on November 26th, 2009 at 7:36 am

I find the irony to great to not mention…. Group forming to stop the low/no wage practice currently facing composers wants no-wage “volunteers” to help organize…

By David varga on November 26th, 2009 at 5:58 pm

What are the goals of the union? Why would a company that hires composers go along with a union?

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